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How to Grill the Perfect Steak Tips and tricks for grilling the perfect steak every single time!  www.modernhoney.com #steak #grilling #grill #grilledsteak #filetmignon

How to Grill the Perfect Steak

Tips and tricks for grilling the best steak!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled steak, steak
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Modern Honey - www.modernhoney.com


  • 4 Favorite Steaks -- Filet Mignon, Ribeye, NY Strip
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Garlic Parsley Butter:

  • 4 Tablespoons Butter (barely softened)
  • 1 to 2 Tablespoons Fresh Parsley (diced)
  • 1 Garlic Clove (minced)


  1. Remove steaks from the refrigerator and let come to room temperature, about 20 minutes. Dot with paper towel if moisture starts to form on the top of the steaks. 

  2. Generously season the steak well. Salt is known to bring out the juicy flavor of steak so be generous with salt on both sides. It also helps to create a crust on the outside of the meat so bring on the salt! Also, sprinkle on some pepper on both sides

  3. Heat the grill to high or medium-high (depending on how hot your grill runs). Brush off the grill and carefully brush some oil on the grill to keep the steaks from sticking. 

  4. Once the grill is preheated, place the steaks on the grill. The cooking time will depend on several factors -- the thickness of the meat and the desired doneness. A meat thermometer would come in handy to make sure you get the outcome you are seeking. Here is a guide to know when the steak is done. Place the steaks on the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes. Turn over and continue to cook. If you are looking for medium-rare (an internal temperature of 135 degrees F),  continue to grill 3 to 5 minutes.  For medium steaks (140 degrees F) grill for 5 to 7 minutes. For medium-well (150 degrees F), grill for 8-10 minutes.

  5. Let steak rest for 5 minutes. This allows the juices to remain inside the steak as it begins to cool. 

  6. Always slice steak against the grain — meaning that you cut the visibly fibers of the steak in half to shorten them and keep the steak tender.

Garlic Parsley Butter:

  1. In a small bowl, stir together butter, parsley, and garlic. Top the cooked hot steak with garlic butter before serving.