Elevate Your Grilled Steak with the Perfect Seasoning

Are you ready to take your grilled steaks to the next level? While a good steak only requires salt and pepper, a homemade seasoning can add a delightful impact with the flavors of garlic, onion, and herbs. Say goodbye to plain steaks and hello to a taste sensation that will keep you coming back for more!

The Secret to the Best Steak Seasoning

The key to the best steak seasoning lies in complementing the natural flavors of the meat rather than overpowering them. This spice blend primarily consists of salt and pepper, with additional ingredients adding interest and balance. Savory garlic and onion powders create depth, while smoked paprika imparts the delicious char of an open fire. The herbs add a touch of brightness that will leave you craving another bite.

Creating this seasoning is simple, and it can last for months when stored in an airtight container. Consider using small glass jars for easy labeling and reuse.

Unveiling the Ingredients

To make this tantalizing seasoning, you’ll need a combination of salt, pepper, and five other perfectly balanced herbs and seasonings. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoons of kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons of black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons of smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons of dried thyme

If you’re looking for a bolder blend, try experimenting with my homemade steak rub, which incorporates a kick of cayenne and red pepper flakes. Or explore the flavors of Montreal Steak seasoning, a versatile blend suitable for beef, chicken, pork, and more.

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Mastering the Art of Steak Seasoning

When it comes to seasoning your steak, the method may vary depending on the thickness of the cut and your personal flavor preference. For thicker cuts (around 1.5-2 inches), feel free to be generous with the seasoning, ensuring that you thoroughly cover the surface of the meat. This way, the flavors truly shine through in each bite.

Remember, it’s easier to add more seasoning than to remove excess. Start with a light touch, avoiding heavy sprinkling at the beginning. To ensure optimal coverage, press the seasoning into the meat using the palm of your hand. This technique helps the seasoning adhere without losing too much when moving the steak on the grill. Avoid rubbing the seasoning in, as it can clump and result in uneven distribution.

For perfect results every time, consider cooking your steaks using the reverse sear method.

Explore More Steak Seasoning Recipes

If this particular steak seasoning doesn’t excite your taste buds, don’t worry! I have a variety of other mouthwatering seasonings to suit your preferences. Check out these links for more delicious options:

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Please note that this post was originally published in September 2018. We have recently updated it with additional information and helpful tips, but the recipe remains the same.

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