Peppercorn-Crusted Strip Steaks with Seasoned Butter

Peppercorn-Crusted Strip Steaks with Seasoned Butter Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
The seasoned butter can be made ahead. Roll it into a log, wrap it in plastic wrap, and then store in the refrigerator for a week or the freezer for up to a month.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 14 Minutes


1/2 cup butter, softened
3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
1 shallot, minced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
4 (10-ounce) New York strip steaks (about 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick)
2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper


1. Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt in a small bowl. Cover and set aside.

2. Rub steaks on both sides with remaining 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.

3. Grill steaks, covered, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) for 7 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Top each steak with a dollop of seasoned butter.


Julia Dowling Rutland,

July 2010
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