Pepper Crusted Steak

Pepper Crusted Strip Steak with Bourbon Molasses Sauce



Never would I pair a sweet BBQ like sauce with steak. That was then, but my mind completely changed when I crusted a steak with tons of ground pepper. I know by now you are thinking people like me should leave steak alone, but I am here to tell you these flavors celebrate steak in a big way. These pepper crusted strip steaks served with a bourbon molasses sauce bring huge flavor while keeping that big beef flavor we all love.

We created this recipe for pop artist and Kentucky native Will Muse. He is a big steak guy and being from Kentucky bourbon had to be part of the deal. Check out his full interview on our Feed the Band series by clicking here. Give the recipe for Pepper Crusted Strip Steak with Bourbon Molasses Sauce a try!

Pepper Crusted Strip Steak with Bourbon Molasses Sauce

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon, molasses, Southern Fellow, steak, Will Muse
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • grill
  • saucepan
  • knife

Ingredients

Bourbon Molasses Steak Sauce

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic finely diced
  • 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • 2 tbps dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Strip Steak

  • 4 1 ½" thick New York Strip Steaks well marbled
  • salt
  • pepper very coarse ground

Instructions

  • Preheat your grill to a temperature around 450°.

Bourbon Molasses Steak Sauce

  • Using a saucepot placed over medium heat add the butter and onions. Once the onions start to caramelize add the garlic. When the garlic becomes fragrant deglaze the pot with the bourbon.
  • When the bourbon is reduced by half add the remainder of the ingredients. Reduce the heat to low and let simmer for 15 minutes. Once the sauce is thick remove from heat.

Pepper Crusted Strip Steak

  • Generously season each steak with salt on all sides. Next coat both sides of each steak with the crushed pepper being sure that they are fully coated.
  • Place the steaks on the hot grill and cook 3-5 minutes on each side with an internal temperature of 135° for medium rare.
  • Remove the steaks from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes. Serve with the delicious Bourbon Molasses Steak Sauce.

Subscribe and get

Leave a Reply






Try these other amazing recipes!

Caribbean Fried Calamari

Caribbean Fried Calamari

This Caribbean Fried Calamari recipe was inspired by country music artist Liza Marie. She loves calamari and we decided to pair this classic dish with

Let's Cook »

Our Best Alfredo

There is something about the richness of alfredo sauce the comforts the soul.  This recipe brings that same comfort food to your kitchen. Working as

Let's Cook »
Irish potato leek soup

Irish Potato Leek Soup

Irish Potato Leek Soup This recipe for Irish Potato Leek Soup is one of our most popular recipes. There is something about this soup that

Let's Cook »

Award Winning Gumbo

Our Recipe for Award Winning Gumbo I have been using this recipe for Award Winning Gumbo for a long time. It actually is a one

Let's Cook »
Yum

Share with Family and Friends

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on email
Share on pinterest
Share on print