Grilled Spicy Adobo Strip Steak

Grilled Spicy Adobo Strip Steak Print this recipe

Yields: 4 servings
Cook time: 20 minutes Prep time: 20 minutes


spicy adobo paste

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 5 cloves garlic roasted
  • 5 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • salt to taste

aromatic rub

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons cloves freshly ground
  • 6 tablespoons freshly ground cinnamon (4 sticks)

compound butter sauce

  • 2 sticks butter melted
  • 3-4 tablespoons aromatic rub

  • 4 10-ounce Walmart Choice Premium New York Strip Steaks


  1. In a small bowl, combine all Aromatic Rub ingredients, set aside.
  2. Rub approximately 1 to 1 ½ teaspoons of the aromatic rub on each steak depending on size, set aside. Reserve 3-4 tablespoons of the rub for the compound butter sauce.
  3. Preheat the grill using Kingsford® charcoal, until briquets are consistently ashed over.
  4. Combine Spicy Adobo Paste ingredients in a food processor and puree into a paste.
  5. Cook steaks for 5 minutes on one side, baste with the spicy adobo paste, and flip. Baste the other side and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Combine remaining Aromatic Rub with melted butter, pour over steak before serving.


  1. Recipe created by Johnny Hernandez of La Gloria in San Antonio on behalf of the Walmart Choice Steak Challenge presented by Kingsford® charcoal and Coca-Cola©.
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