Grilled Pork Steaks: A Delicious and Easy Recipe

These succulent and tender grilled pork steaks are expertly seasoned and seared to perfection! Whether it’s a family dinner or a special occasion, these grilled pork steaks are a recipe that will leave everyone asking for more!

Easy Grilled Pork Steaks

This recipe for grilled pork steaks is perfect for both beginners and seasoned cooks. It’s straightforward to make, yet incredibly flavorful. The best part? You don’t need any fancy ingredients or complicated kitchen tools. Just grab your grill and some basic seasonings!

Grilled pork steaks on tan plate with steamed broccoli
These flavorful and juicy grilled pork steaks are an easy dinner the whole family will love!

Ingredients

All the ingredients you need for this recipe are pantry staples, which means you probably already have them in your kitchen. Just make sure to get some delicious pork steaks!

Grilled pork steaks ingredients ready to season pork before grilling

  • Salt: ½ tablespoon
  • Paprika: ½ tablespoon
  • Black Pepper: 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Onion Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: 2 tablespoons
  • Water: 2 tablespoons (to combine with the vinegar)
  • Pork Steaks: 2 pounds (approximately 4 pork butt shoulder blade steaks)

Check the recipe card below for specific ingredient measurements and instructions!

How To Make Grilled Pork Steaks

My grilled pork steaks recipe is simple enough for anyone to master. You’ll need a grill, grilling utensils, and a basting brush.

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This recipe serves 4, making it perfect for a family dinner. You can also double the recipe for leftovers or to serve more people!

Preheat & Season

Combine apple cider vinegar and water
Brush pork steaks with vinegar mixture
Season the pork steaks

  1. Preheat your cleaned and oiled grill to medium heat (350-400°F or 177-205°C). In a small bowl, combine the salt, paprika, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Set aside for later.
  2. In another bowl, mix the apple cider vinegar and water. Brush this mixture over the pork steaks, then generously season them with the prepared seasoning blend. Flip the steaks and repeat on the other side.

Grill, Rest & Serve Your Pork Steaks

Transfer seasoned pork steaks to your preheated grill
Flip and continue cooking

  1. Place the pork steaks on the preheated grill and cook for 8-10 minutes. Flip the steaks and grill for another 8-10 minutes on the opposite side. Flip as needed to achieve a perfect caramelized sear and your desired level of doneness (check the internal temperature at the thickest part of the pork steaks).
  2. Once cooked, transfer the pork steaks to a plate or cutting board, and loosely cover them with foil. Allow them to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Serve these delicious grilled pork steaks with roasted potatoes and sautéed asparagus for a well-rounded meal. They also pair beautifully with roasted vegetables or twice-baked potatoes. Enjoy!

Angela’s Tips & Recipe Notes

  • The USDA recommends cooking pork to an internal temperature of 145°F (63°C) for safe consumption. At this temperature, the pork steaks will be juicy and slightly pink in the middle. You can cook them up to 160°F (71°C) for a well-done result.
  • Keep in mind that there is a slight carryover cooking effect after you remove the pork steaks from the grill.
  • Resting is essential for maintaining the juiciness of the grilled pork steaks. It allows the meat to reabsorb its juices, resulting in tender and flavorful steaks.
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Storing & Reheating

Leftover grilled pork steaks can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

To freeze the leftovers, place them in a heavy-duty freezer bag or an airtight container and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months. Thaw the steaks in the fridge overnight before reheating. Remember to remove as much air as possible from the freezer bag to prevent freezer burn.

Reheating Grilled Pork Steaks

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Place the pork steaks in a baking dish with a few tablespoons of broth or water. Cover them with foil and bake for 10-15 minutes or until heated through.

Tall closeup on the cutaway portion of grilled pork steaks

FAQs

What Temperature Do You Grill Pork Steaks At?

Grill your pork steaks over medium heat (350-400°F or 177-205°C). Cooking them over high heat will result in dry steaks.

How Long Do You Grill Pork Steaks?

Grill your pork steaks for 8-10 minutes on one side, flip them, and grill for another 8-10 minutes on the opposite side. Continue grilling and flipping until you achieve your desired level of doneness. The cooking time will vary depending on how well-done you prefer your pork steaks.

How Often Do You Flip Pork Steaks On The Grill?

Once the pork steaks are cooked and you’re looking to achieve perfect caramelization and desired doneness, flip them every 5 minutes until they reach your preferred level of doneness.

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