For me, a great outdoor barbecue grill is all about having the perfect barbeque steak served to your friends and family. A perfect barbeque steak is surely considered an apple of the eye to all barbeque loving you have at home. In this article, I will share about the things you need to know in cooking barbecue steak. This is important so that you will be able to identify the different processes you need to undergo before you can make your perfect dish.
First, you need to know the basic cooking methods with barbecue. You need to identify some significant parts of the meat which is the tenderloin. You might need to buy whole tenderloin and break it down so you can save money in your preparation. In preparing the tenderloin, it is important to identify its side muscle which contains appropriate amount of fat for stew and steak. Remove the thick top head of the whole tenderloin. Now you are ready to cut a steak-size portion of the meat. Remember that you need to have a consistent size for each steak that you cut. You should consider weighing the meat to ensure consistency of weight and size, which should be about 3-5 oz per steak.
Now that you have prepared your tenderloin for your barbecue steak, it is important to gauge your skill in grilling barbecue meat. First thing you need to ensure is the appropriate heat on your grill. It is advisable not close the lid while you are grilling. The next thing you need to do is to brush your steak with olive oil and season it with salt and pepper. To make it more personalized, you can add desired spices into the barbecue steak. After that, you need to place the steak in the hot grill. When the cooking is 75% done on one side, you should flip the other side of the steak unto the grill. This should enable you to have your cooking done within at least 165 degrees of heat. You will know if your barbeque steak is ready to serve when you smell that sweat steak on your backyard. You can tell perfect cooking of steaks from the bad one.
Let the steak rest for about 5-8 minutes before serving so that the juices will be distributed into the meat. I am sure that by reading this, you already have your mouth watering imaginations regarding on how to cook your perfect barbecue steak. I wish this article was able to help you in your quest to cook the best steak for your friends and family.