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Revolution Barbecue Butter Poached Steak

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Savor the Decadence: Butter-Basted Grass-Fed Steak Recipe

Embark on a culinary journey inspired by the rolling green hills of Ireland with our Butter-Poached Grass-Fed Steak recipe. In October 2023, amidst the quaint charm of Easkey, Ireland, where the crisp autumn air carries whispers of adventure. Our quest for authentic Irish cuisine led us to Ennis Butchers, a hidden gem outside Dublin, where we met a kindred spirit in the form of a friendly butcher. Bonding over our shared love for barbecue, we exchanged stories and flavors, leaving with two exquisite Irish grass-fed steaks, a gift from the heart of the Emerald Isle.

Back at our cozy AirBnB, with limited cookware but boundless enthusiasm, we transformed these culinary treasures into a feast fit for royalty. As the aroma of sizzling steak filled the air, we knew we were creating memories to last a lifetime. With each succulent bite, we savored the unparalleled richness of true grass-fed beef, a taste of Ireland captured in every mouthful.

Join us in reliving the magic of that unforgettable evening, where the warmth of friendship and the simplicity of good food blended seamlessly, creating a culinary masterpiece that transcends borders and beckons you to savor the flavors of Ireland, one delicious bite at a time. Recipe by Glenn Connaughton. Read more about Glenn here.

Revolution Barbecue Butter Poached Steak

Butter Basted Grass Fed Steak

Embark on a culinary journey with our Butter Basted Grass Fed Steak, artfully seasoned with the distinctive flavors of Revolution Barbecue's Kansas City BBQ Rub. Crafted with a blend of savory spices, including paprika, garlic, and onion, this rub delivers a symphony of bold, smoky notes intertwined with a hint of sweetness. Complementing the steak's rich, grass-fed flavor, each bite is a harmonious fusion of earthy undertones and tantalizing spices. As the buttery infusion envelops the meat, the flavors meld, creating a luxurious melt-in-your-mouth experience that showcases the essence of barbecue indulgence. It's a celebration of premium ingredients and expertly crafted seasoning, ensuring every bite is a culinary revelation.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


  • 4 boneless rib eye steaks 10-12 ounces each
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons neutral oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves smashed
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 4 teaspoons Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub


Prepare the Steaks:

  • Let the steaks sit at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  • Season the steaks on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.

Preheat the Pan:

  • Heat a heavy pan, such as a cast iron skillet, over high heat.
  • Add the oil to the pan.

Sear the Steaks:

  • Place the steaks in the pan in a single layer.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until deep golden brown.

Add Flavor:

  • Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of Kansas City BBQ Rub to the top side of each steak.
  • Add the butter to the pan.
  • Once melted, add the smashed garlic cloves and rosemary sprigs to the pan. Stir to combine.

Baste and Cook:

  • Spoon the butter mixture over the steaks continuously.
  • Cook the steaks for 2 minutes and then flip.
  • Add the remaining BBQ Rub to the steaks and continue to baste for another 2 minutes.

Check for Doneness:

  • Insert a probe thermometer into the thickest part of one of the steaks. Look for a temperature between 120-125 degrees F for a medium-rare steak.

Rest and Serve:

  • Once desired temperature is reached, remove the steaks from the pan.
  • Let the steaks rest for 5 minutes.
  • Spoon the pan drippings over the steak, then slice and serve immediately.


As you savor every delectable bite of our Butter Basted Grass Fed Steak, remember that the journey to barbecue bliss knows no bounds. If grass-fed steaks are unavailable, fear not! Standard grain-fed steaks can also be transformed into culinary masterpieces with our Kansas City BBQ Rub. Elevate your next cooking adventure and unlock a world of flavor with Revolution Barbecue’s signature blend.
Ready to infuse your dishes with barbecue greatness? Head to our website and secure your own jar of Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub today. Let the aroma of authentic barbecue spices ignite your passion for cooking, and take your meals to new heights of deliciousness. With Revolution Barbecue, every meal is an unforgettable experience.
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