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A dinner plate with sliced ribeye steak, a mashed potato and a green salad, along with a glass of wine and salt and pepper shakers.
Smoke Spiced Grilled Rib Eye Steaks  
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
There's nothing quite like a grilled ribeye steak. This version, with a smokey spice rub on top, is a dinner you'll be talking about for a while. Whether you serve the ribeye whole for hungry people or sliced and shared, top it with a little compound butter for a true steakhouse dinner in no time at all.
Course: Entrées
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beef, summer recipes, Grilling, spice rub, smoked paprika
Servings: 4
Calories: 289 kcal
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 (16- to 20-ounce) bone-in ribeye steaks
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons of compound butter
  1. Make the spice rub by combining the smoked paprika, ancho chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and black pepper in a small bowl. Rub the spice mix into both sides of the steak and let the steaks rest at room temperature for 1 hour.
  2. Pre-heat the grill to high heat. Place the steaks on hot grill for 4 to 5 minutes, until brown and slightly charred. Turn the steaks over and continue to grill for 3 to 5 minutes for medium-rare (135°F) 5 to 7 minutes for medium (140°F) or 8 to 10 minutes for medium-well (150°F).
  3. Transfer the steaks to a clean cutting board or platter and let them rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  4. Cut the steaks in half or slice the steaks off the bones, if desired (or serve whole to hungry peopland place on serving plate. Place a slice of the gorgonzola butter on top to melt into the warm steak and serve immediately. Grab a steak knife and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Smoke Spiced Grilled Rib Eye Steaks  
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 699mg29%
Potassium 324mg9%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 586IU12%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.