The Perfect Grilled Steak


  • 4 New York Strip Steaks, trimmed (on sale this week!)
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Szeged Steak Rub


  • Let steaks sit at room temperature, covered, for about 20 minutes before grilling
  • Crank your grill up to high and coat steaks completely in olive oil
  • Season liberally with Szeged Steak Rub (warning: this stuff is absolutely delicious!)
  • Set steaks on grill and cook until slightly charred (4 minutes)
  • Flip steaks and grill another 3+ minutes (see below to determine which temperature to cook to)
  • Remove steaks from grill, cover, and let sit for about 5 minutes before serving

The Perfect Steak: Get Out the Thermometer!

Medium-Rare: 135°F
Medium: 140°F
Medium-Well: 150°F


Note: Consuming raw or undercooked meats may increase your risk of foodborne illness. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recommends beef be cooked to 145°F with a 3 minute rest time.