Place the steaks on the grill and cook until golden brown and slightly charred, 4 to 5 minutes. Turn the steaks over and continue to grill 3 to 5 minutes for medium-rare (an internal temperature of 135 degrees F), 5 to 7 minutes for medium (140 degrees F) or 8 to 10 minutes for medium-well (150 degrees F).
How long do you grill steak on each side?
ThicknessRare 110 to 120 FMedium 130 to 140 F1.25″4.5 minutes EACH SIDE6.5 minutes EACH SIDE1.5″5 minutes EACH SIDE7 minutes EACH SIDE1.75″5.5 minutes EACH SIDE7.5 minutes EACH SIDE2″6 minutes EACH SIDE8 minutes EACH SIDE
How do you grill a steak so it is tender?
To grill the steaks: Heat your grill to high heat. Remove the steaks from the marinade and place on the grill. Grill the steaks until they slightly char and are golden brown from 3-5 minutes. Flip the steak and cook on the other side until desired doneness.
Do you close the grill when cooking steak?
For thicker cuts, you want to close the lid to keep the temperature high and even. Large steaks, chicken, and roasts have much more depth for the heat to penetrate, and closing the lid will give the heat time to sink in and cook the meat through in much the same way an oven does.
How do you cook a steak steak on the grill?
Steaks should sit outside of the fridge for at least 20 minutes until room temperature. Set up the grill for direct and indirect heat at least 30 minutes before you cook. Get to know the hot and cool spots by carefully placing your hand 6 inches above the grill. Use tongs and a folded paper towel dipped in oil.
How long do you let a steak rest after grilling?
For a well-done steak, move it to the cooler part of the grill and let it cook longer. Remember, the steak will continue to cook after you remove it from the grill. Let the steaks rest for 5 to 10 minutes so the juices can settle.
How do you know when a steak is done grilling?
The heat of the grill is cooking the steak around the surface. If the steak appears raw on the top, put the lid down without flipping it and let it go for another minute. If the steak is gray, flip the steak over (uncooked side is now down), returning the top to the 12 o’clock position. Close the lid and start the timer again.
What are the best cook times for grilling steak?
Given the differences between grills, cooking surfaces, and cuts of steak, there aren’t specific cook times for grilling steak. Meat changes in texture and density as it cooks, so it helps to know how each steak feels before it hits the grill. A meat thermometer is also helpful when checking doneness.