Grilled Cowboy Steak

Grilled Cowboy Steak

A biting of a perfectly cooked cowboy steak is the reward.
Servings 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes


  • Z Grills Wood Pellet Grill
  • Z Grills Hickory Wood Pellets


  • 2 cowboy steaks about 1 3/4 inches to 2 inches thick


  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt or sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika


  • Combine all the rub ingredients and slather onto both sides of the cowboy steaks.
  • Preheat pellet grill to 225 degrees F.
  • Place steaks on the cooking grate and cook until the internal temperature reaches 120 degrees F (about 45 minutes).
  • Remove steaks from grill, cover it and set aside. Turn pellet grill to the HIGH setting.
  • Place steaks back on the hot grill. After 4 minutes, rotate 45 degrees to create a diamond pattern of sear marks. After 4 minutes turn it over and repeat on the other side.
  • Once seared to perfection, remove steaks from grill and place onto a clean cutting board. Let rest for 5-7 minutes and serve with a dollop of flavored butter on top, or carve and share.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled, Steak

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