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Food Network Recipe For Grilled Steak and Eggs With Beer and Molasses

Sunday BBQ: Grilled Steak and Eggs

I'm not much of a steak and eggs girl in the morning, but dinner is a different story entirely. Earlier this week, I laid eyes on this recipe for grilled steak and eggs, and tonight I'm going to live out my dream of making this hearty, guy-friendly supper. New York Strip and runny eggs are both wonderful alone, but when they come together with a tangy, smoky barbecue sauce, the sum is greater than all its parts.

When I serve this, I'll also be sure to have some chunks of crusty bread handy to scoop up all the sauce, and a salad for some much-needed crunch. See the recipe when you read more.

Grilled Steak and Eggs With Beer and Molasses

Grilled Steak and Eggs With Beer and Molasses

Recipe for Grilled Steak and Eggs With Beer and Molasses

Ingredients

Sauce:
1-1/2 teaspoons unsalted butter
1/2 medium onion, finely diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup apple cider
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup lager-style beer
1-1/2 teaspoons yellow mustard
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1-1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
1-1/2 teaspoons paprika

Steak and eggs:
2 1-pound strip steaks (1/2 inch thick)
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 grilled eggs (recipe below)

Directions

  1. Make the sauce: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the onion and garlic and saute until softened, about 3 minutes. Add the rest of the sauce ingredients; bring to a boil, then simmer until the sauce is reduced to 2 cups, about 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat a grill to medium-high. Season the steaks with salt and pepper and rub with the oil. Grill for 3 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  3. Make the grilled eggs: Place a cast-iron skillet on the grill; add butter, oil or bacon drippings. Crack in eggs and season to taste (the Neelys use a blend of paprika, sugar and onion powder, plus salt and pepper). Cook until the edges are crisp but the yolks are still runny, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Slice steak and serve with the beer-molasses sauce and the grilled eggs.

Serves 4.

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