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Grilled Steak Recipe with Garlic-Herb Butter

How to make cheaper Choice steak even more tender and flavorful

Salting the steak is a "dry brine" technique that tenderizes the steak and makes it more flavorful. If you are using fine sea salt, cut the amount of salt in half.
4.73 from 36 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Salting time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American



  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt or sea salt
  • 1 piece steak


  • Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of kosher salt PER side of steak
  • Let salt: 1 hour per 1" thickness of steak. For example, if steak is 1/2" thick, then let salt for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse all salt off. Pat very dry with paper towel.
  • Season steak with pepper or other seasoning (do not add any additional salt)
Keyword steak
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