Grilled Porterhouse

Grilled Porterhouse Steak with Smoky Chimichurri Sauce

Last Updated on January 14, 2024

Porterhouse–this impressive large-format cut is perfect to share. This recipe gives you everything you need to know to grill ButcherBox’s 40-ounce(!) Porterhouse Steak to perfection. Plus, there’s a special chimichurri sauce, with smokiness from grilled shallot along with herbs, vinegar, olive oil, paprika and other spices. The complex flavor of the sauce and the outstanding steak together make for an unforgettable meal.

T-shaped, bone-in Porterhouse comes from the short loin of a cow and includes both the tenderloin and the strip steak. Prized for tenderness and rich, beefy flavor, it’s perfect for sharing with a steak-loving crowd. Be sure to let the steak sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before grilling to help it cook evenly throughout.

Grilled Porterhouse Steak with Smoky Chimichurri Sauce

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Protein: Beef
Cut: porterhouse
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 ButcherBox Porterhouse Steak defrosted and pat dry
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh sage
  • Canola oil
  • 1 large shallot peeled and halved
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar


  • Season the steak with salt and pepper and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before grilling.
  • In a small pot, combine the olive oil, garlic, both paprikas, rosemary, thyme and sage. Bring to a light simmer over low heat and cook until the garlic and herbs become very fragrant, 7 to 9 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  • Prepare a charcoal or gas grill for high heat. Once hot, rub the steak with 2 to 3 tablespoons canola oil, place on the grill and cook undisturbed until deeply browned and a crust has formed on the bottom, about 7 minutes. Turn steak and cook the other side until browned, about 5 to 7 minutes longer, or until an instant-read thermometer stuck into the thickest part away from the bone reads 135ºF. Transfer to a cutting board, tent with foil and let rest until the internal temperature reaches 145ºF, about 10 minutes . Meanwhile, place the shallot on the grill and cook until softened and lightly charred, turning occasionally.
  • Transfer the shallot to the cutting board and finely chop. Stir it into the pot with the garlic mixture. Stir in the parsley and vinegar. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  • When ready to serve, slice the steak thinly against the grain, transfer to a platter and spoon the chimichurri over the top.
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