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Grilled Chuck Eye Steak
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Grilled Chuck Eye Steak Recipe

This steak is delicious when generously seasoned with just salt and pepper. A good savory and sweet spice rub is excellent for forming a crust when grilling. You can marinate a chuck eye steak quickly prior to grilling. We will explore two chuck eye steak recipes, one with a seasoning rub and one with a marinade for barbecued beef steak.

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chuck Eye Steak
Servings: 2
Calories: 235kcal


  • Small mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Sheet pan with a wire rack
  • Plastic wrap
  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Wire grill brush
  • Grilling tongs
  • Paper towels
  • Digital meat thermometer
  • Cutting board
  • Aluminum foil


  • 2 whole chuck eye steaks (6 ounces each, 1 inch thick)

  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • Canola or vegetable oil


  • In a small bowl, mix together the salt, sugar, pepper, garlic powder, and cayenne.

  • Place the steaks on the wire rack inside a sheet pan.

  • Pat the rub into all surfaces of the steaks.

  • Cover with plastic wrap.

  • Place the pan in the refrigerator for up to 1-1/2 hours.

  • Remove the steaks from the refrigerator 30 to 40 minutes prior to grilling and allow them to come to room temperature on your countertop.

  • Set up your charcoal or gas grill for direct grilling.

  • When the coals are hot, give your grill grate a good cleaning with a wire brush.

  • Place a wad of paper towel in the tongs and soak it in the oil.

  • Rub the grill grate with the oil.

  • Using the tongs, place the steaks on the grill.

  • Grill for 4 minutes per side to an internal temperature of 140 to 145°F for medium rare and 5 minutes per side to an internal temperature of 155 to 160°F for medium well.

  • Remove the steaks to a clean cutting board and tent loosely with aluminum foil.

  • Allow the steaks to rest 10 minutes before slicing into.

  • Serve with your favorite side dishes.


Serving: 85g | Calories: 235kcal