Can I tempt you with this easy New York strip steak recipe?

Take the time to enjoy this delicious New York strip steak recipe - and don't  forget to prepare some tasty homemade BBQ sauce.

Having friends over for a steak barbecue? In something of a quandary looking for a great barbecue steak recipe? I know how you feel - it used to happen to me all the time. I mean, anyone can plunk a steak on the grill, right?

However, it takes real skill (or a good recipe, at least) to get the best out of these expensive cuts. Well, here's some food for thought - why not give this great steak recipe a try? You won't go wrong!

Strip steak is the boneless top loin strip steak, the top section of a Porterhouse. Widely considered one of the finest cuts of beef, it is cut from the strip loin, and as this is a seldom-used muscle, the strip steak is particularly tender. The strip steak is known by various names, such as strip loin, Kansas City strip steak and New York strip steak. It is delicious broiled, sauteed, or as in our recipe below (and my personal favorite) - grilled.

Now let's get back to basics: How to cook strip steak. First, I recommend serving your strip steak with a wallop of your best barbecue sauce. My recommendation and personal favorite: This zesty recipe for BBQ sauce.

Just follow the easy 'how to' instructions below, and you're guaranteed a great result. (We have a printer-friendly version of this recipe for you - no additional text or adds. Just click on the Printer Friendly link at the top of the recipe).

New York Strip Steak Recipe

Serves 4


For the steak:

  • 4 New York Strip steaks - cut one inch thick  
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced  
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil  
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper


  1. Mix minced garlic and salt in a small bowl, and then combine with oil, rosemary and pepper to make a barbecue rub
  2. Rub mixture onto both sides of the steaks.  
  3. For a medium rare steak, grill for 6 minutes total on medium heat, turning once. For medium, grill for 8 minutes
  4. Serve hot off the grill with homemade BBQ sauce

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