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Grilled Sirloin Steak topped with Blue Cheese Butter

October 31st, 2011 1 comment

 

Ingredients

1-1.5 lbs Sirloin steak

1 tsp Vegetable oil

4 oz Butter  - softened

4-oz Blue cheese  - crumbled

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

To taste Kosher salt

To taste Cracked black pepper

 

Directions

Bring steak to room temperature

Preheat the grill to 350°F

Place butter in small bowl to soften, add blue cheese, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and whip together until ingredients are well combined. Cover bowl and place in refrigerator

Rub both sides of the steak with the olive oil and season to taste with salt and pepper

Place the steak on the hot grill  for 7 – 8 minutes per side or until internal temperate reaches 130F (medium rare)

Remove the steak from the grill and let the steak rest for 5 – 10 minutes before serving

Top each serving with a teaspoon of the blue cheese butter

 

Bacon Wrapped Pork with Garlic-Mustard Butter

October 23rd, 2011 5 comments

Ingredients:

4 each 1 1/2 ” thick cuts of boneless pork loin
4 each  thick sliced bacon, hickory-smoked
Salt and pepper
Wooden picks
¼ cup butter,  softened to room temperature
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2  garlic cloves, minced

Directions:

Wrap one slice of bacon around each piece of cut pork loin and secure with a wooden pick
Season both sides with salt and pepper and spray lightly with cooking spray
Broil or grill as per below directions

Broiling:

Place oven rack 4″ to 5″ under heating element
Pre-heat broiler to 500° F
Broil for 5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 145° F
Place on a serving platter and let for 5 minutes
Remove wooden pick
Serve with Garlic-Mustard Butter (see instructions below)

 

Grilling:

Pre-heat grill to 400° F.
Place bacon wrapped pork directly over high heat
Close grill lid
Grill for 5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 145° F
Place on a serving platter and let for 5 minutes
Remove wooden pick
Serve with Garlic-Mustard Butter

 

Garlic-Mustard Butter

Combined butter, mustard, and garlic until well mixed
Chill while pork is being cooked
Divide equally on top of pork before serving