Grilled Porterhouse with Pink Peppercorn Cream Sauce

September 1, 2013


When it comes to grilling steaks at home, the key to success is keeping your list of seasonings and additional ingredients to a minimum.  Today we’re firing up a dry aged porterhouse, complimented by a simple four ingredient dry rub and accented with a creamy pink peppercorn sauce.


porterhouse with cream sauce

Grilled Porterhouse with Pink Peppercorn Cream Sauce

porterhouse smoking on grill


One 20+ ounce dry aged porterhouse steak

1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp. Kosher salt

2 tsp. cracked black pepper

2 tsp. smoked paprika

2 tsp. granulated garlic

Pink peppercorn cream sauce (recipe follows)



Prepare grill for high cooking.  Bring steak to room temperature and coat with extra virgin olive oil.  Blend salt, pepper, paprika and granulated garlic and coat both sides of the steak well with the steak rub.  Place steak on the grill and grill for approximately 6-8 minutes per side for medium rare (130 degrees internal temperature).  Remove, add pink peppercorn cream sauce and serve immediately.


Pink Peppercorn Cream Sauce

cream sauce for porterhouse recipe


½ cup beef stock

½ cup heavy cream

2 tbsp. unsalted butter

1 tsp. cracked pink peppercorns


Pre-heat grill to medium.  Heat butter, cream and beef stock in a medium skillet and reduce by half (approximately 5 minutes).  Add pink peppercorns, stir and pour directly over steak.

Clint Cantwell, Editor  



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