This easy to make steak marinade is made with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, prepared mustard, whiskey, and spices. Whiskey Marinated Steak is the best steak marinade!
Steak Marinade Recipe
This steak marinade is the best marinade for t-bones or New York strip steak and topped with a roasted garlic blue cheese butter.
For this easy steak marinade, NY strip steaks sit in this marinade overnight. You won’t need steak sauce with this marinade for grilled steak.
Get your grills ready this summer for the most delicious steak ever! This is the marinade for steak! It’s simple and so delicious. And who doesn’t love grilled steak?!
I usually serve grilled steak with simple pan potatoes, green beans and Homemade Strawberry Lemonade. We picked green and yellow wax beans out of our garden to pair with this yummy steak!
And while you’re firing up the grill, check out these great grilling recipes too! Sweet Chili Chicken Marinade, Best Chicken Marinade, Blood Orange Chicken, Strip Steak Marinade, and Grilled Wild Salmon. Do you plant a vegetable garden each season? I love to have fresh corn, heirloom tomatoes, green and yellow wax beans, pickling cucumbers, and fresh herbs. Read all about my Victory Garden.
I’ve had to relearn different varieties of tomatoes that grow better in North Carolina. The soil is so much different here too. Thankfully, I learned how to work aged manure and compost into the soil! If you love heirloom tomatoes as much as I do, you’ll love my Tomato Bruschetta Recipe!
Our patio and grill overlooks the vegetable garden and horse pastures. I mean, how good does this steak look?For more great Grilling Recipes be sure and try my Whiskey Grilled Chicken, Marinade for Flank Steak, Honey BBQ Ribs, Beef Tips, and Marinated Chicken Thighs. I would love to hear from you!
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Whiskey Marinated Steak
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons stone ground mustard (prepared mustard)
- 1/2 cup whiskey or bourbon
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 4 to 6 New York Strip, Tenderloin, or T-bone steaks
Roasted Garlic Blue Cheese Butter
- 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
- 4 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
- 4 cloves garlic, roasted and smashed
- 1/2 small shallot, minced
- salt and black pepper to taste
Roasted Garlic Blue Cheese Butter
- Mix the butter, blue cheese, garlic, and shallot in a small bowl. Season with salt and black pepper. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until needed.
- Combine the brown sugar, honey, mustard, whiskey, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper in a large Ziploc bag. Rub the exterior of the bag with your fingers to mix all of the ingredients.
- Place the steaks in the marinade and refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours. When ready to cook, allow the steaks to come to room temperature while preparing the grill.
- Grill the steaks on medium-high heat for about 6 minutes on each side, or until desired doneness is reached. Transfer the steaks to a plate or half sheet pan lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Cover with aluminum foil to keep warm and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes.
- Slice on a cutting board. Finish each steak with roasted garlic blue cheese butter and serve with seasonal vegetables.
Marinade your steaks for a minimum of 4 hours and up to 24 hours.
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