Grilled Steak with Compound Butter

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This is for the steak lovers. The simplicity of this recipe allows the steak to speak for itself. What makes this recipe kick is the compound butter which melts, ever so gently, over the steak as you eat it. The steak melts in your mouth as all the flavors merge together harmoniously. This recipe is a must try.


(1) One 1-1/2 Inch Rib Eye Steak

(2) Salt and Pepper

(3) 1/4 Cup Butter

(4) 1 Clove Garlic

(5) 1 Tablespoon, Choice of Fresh Herbs (Try Rosemary)

(6) Butter or Oil to Grease Grill


(1) Salt and pepper the steak liberally at least 2 hours before you intend to grill it. This can be done as much as 24 hours before hand. The longer the steak sits with the salt and pepper, the better. Place steak in fridge.

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Salt and Pepper







(2) Grate the garlic clove and mince the herbs into small bits.

(3) Make sure the butter is at room temperature. Add the grated garlic, chopped herbs, salt and pepper to the butter and incorporate well with a spoon.








(4) Turn the butter mixture into a plastic wrap, wrap and twist both ends until it forms a log. Secure both ends of the log and place butter in the fridge or freezer to solidify.








(5) To grill steak, preheat grill for about 15 minutes. Butter or grease grill surface to prevent steak from sticking to it.

(6) Grill steak for about 4 minutes per side for medium rare. Grill longer or shorter depending on the temperature you love your steak.Steak can be grilled on an indoor grill or a standard outdoor grill.








(7) Slice a disk of compound butter and serve on the hot steak.

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(8) This steak can be served with a side of broccolini or asparagus. Simply cook vegetables in hot water for one minute, take out of hot water and transfer into a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking process. Heat about 1 teaspoon of butter in a pan and saute vegetable with some grated garlic, salt and pepper for about 2 minutes.








Have fun trying this out. You will be glad you did.

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Terry Adido is passionate about showing people how easy it is to recreate restaurant quality meals in the comfort of their kitchens. With a style of cooking he refers to as Afro-European Fusion, his meals are influenced greatly by French and Italian Cuisine with a West African twist. If you love good food, you are in for the ride of your life.

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6 comments on “Grilled Steak with Compound Butter
  1. Sapphire says:

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  2. Gift says:

    Terry Ur just an amazing person, ur patience is something else u make cooking simple. thanks for sharing ur knowledge with us all freely

  3. Ella says:

    This looks delicious…can’t wait to try it

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