Grilled New York Strip Steak with Beer and Molasses Steak Sauce

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  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 medium onion, finely diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 cups ketchup

1/2 cup molasses

1/2 cup apple cider

1/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup lager-style beer

1 tablespoon yellow mustard

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon paprika

3 (1 pound each and 1/2-inch thick) prime-aged New York Strip Steaks

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. For the sauce: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion and garlic and saute for 3 minutes, until softened. Add the rest of the ingredients; bring to a boil, then simmer until sauce is reduced to 2 cups, about 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill pan. Season steak with salt and pepper and rub with oil. Grill steak about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest 10 minutes and serve with sauce on side.
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