Bourbon-Dijon Rib Eye With Herb Butter

Bourbon-Dijon Rib Eye with Herb Butter
Bourbon-Dijon Rib Eye with Herb Butter Susan Gary Photography/Getty Images
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 16 mins
Total: 31 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
1277 Calories
95g Fat
16g Carbs
85g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 1277
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 95g 121%
Saturated Fat 44g 220%
Cholesterol 326mg 109%
Sodium 2022mg 88%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 85g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 9mg 48%
Potassium 1025mg 22%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These rib eye steaks are marinated in a delicious bourbon-Dijon mixture, grilled and topped with a flavorful herb compound butter. This recipe takes steak to a whole new level.


For the Marinade:

  • 1/4 cup bourbon

  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 teaspoons sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the Herb Butter:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Steps to Make It

To Prepare Compound Butter

  1. Combine softened (not melted) room temperature butter with herbs, salt, and garlic powder.

  2. Scoop onto a large piece of plastic wrap.

  3. Form into a log shape, roll plastic forming a tube.

  4. Twist ends of plastic and tuck underneath.  Place into refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours before using.

    To Prepare Marinade

  5. Combine marinade ingredients in a small mixing bow.

  6. Open two resealable plastic bags and place 2 steaks into each.

  7. Divide marinade and pour half into one bag and the remaining mixture into another.

  8. Release air from bags, seal, and place into refrigerator for 2 to 6 hours.  

    To Complete Recipe

  9. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.  

  10. Remove steaks from bag and discard marinade.

  11. Place onto grill and cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until steaks have reached the desired doneness.

  12. Once cooked, remove from grill and top each rib eye with a 1/2-inch slice of herb butter.  

  13. Serve immediately with your favorite sides.