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Get ready for a delicious recipe: Garlic butter steak bites!
In almost every post I write, you’ll hear me talk about time, and our lack of it lately. We bought a house in a neighborhood we love (#wemissthecity), but it’s far from our jobs, so we spend A LOT of time commuting.
B and I are getting better about cooking healthier meals for ourselves at home. I recently stumbled across ButcherBox and decided to give it a try.
We buy most of our meats from Whole Foods or HEB, but having meats delivered straight to our home just seemed like a better option.
I was inspired by some beautiful steaks in the box, and I whipped up garlic butter steak bites. In less than 20 minutes.
They are really delicious. If you’re a garlic fan, you’re going to love these. They get a nice char from the high heat of the pan. I also enjoy the depth of the garlic flavor. It’s powerful without being overwhelming.
What are the ingredients for Garlic Butter Steak Bites?
I love these because they’re versatile. They include all of the usual suspects for steak: salt, pepper, butter fresh garlic, and powdered garlic.
You could add other ingredients you love, like rosemary. But, I wanted that garlicky flavor to stand out, and it sure does.
What temperature should I cook the steak?
This is up to you. I cooked our steaks to medium, let them rest, and then let it simmer in the garlic butter sauce for 2 minutes.
That brought the temp up to medium-well, but our ribeye was still tender, and not a chewy mess. Go with an internal temp your comfortable with and use a meat thermometer.
How do I make these?
Begin by bringing your steak close to room temperature. Note: You want to do this because you want the steak to cook evenly across the board – no cold spots for uneven cooking.
Heat your pan to high heat.
While the pan is getting hot, mince garlic. and set aside.
Rub your steak with salt, garlic powder.
Add butter and garlic to your hot pan. Then, lay the steaks down, building a crust on the outside. Sear the steak on all sides, and pull it off of the stove to rest. (Measure the internal temp with a meat thermometer, so you know where you’re at.
While the steaks rest, turn your heat down to medium-low heat add two tablespoons of butter and minced garlic to a pan.
Keep stirring until the garlic starts to brown.
Add your steak back into the pan, and toss it in the butter and garlic mixture for 1-2 minutes.
Pull the garlic steak bites out, let them rest again (2-3 minutes), and enjoy.Print
Garlic butter steak bites
- Total Time: 20
Tender, delicious garlic steak bites with a yummy garlic butter.
- 2, 10 oz ribeye steaks
- 2 tablespoons grass-fed butter (one tablespoon for cooking, one for sauce)
- 1/8 cup chopped parsley (for garnish)
- 4 cloves of garlic
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- Begin by bringing your steak close to room temperature. Note: You want to do this because you want the steak to cook evenly across the board – no cold spots for uneven cooking.
- Heat your pan to high heat.
- While the pan is getting hot, mince garlic. and set aside.
- Rub your steak with salt, garlic powder.
- Add butter and garlic to your hot pan. Then, lay the steaks down, building a crust on the outside. Sear the steak on all sides, and pull it off of the stove to rest. (Measure the internal temp with a meat thermometer, so you know where you’re at.
- While the steaks rest, turn your heat down to medium-low heat add two tablespoons of butter and minced garlic to a pan.
- Keep stirring until the garlic starts to brown.
- Slice your steak into 1″ cubes.
- Add your steak back into the pan, and toss it in the butter and garlic mixture for 1-2 minutes.
- Pull the garlic steak bites out, let them rest again (2-3 minutes).
- Top with fresh, chopped parsley and enjoy.
- The steak can be cooked to the temperature you prefer. Mine were medium.
- The amount of garlic you use in this recipe is up to you. Mine had a strong garlic taste, so you can add more or less depending on your preferences.
- For better flavor, marinate your steak an hour ahead.
- Prep Time: 5
- Cook Time: 15
- Category: Dinner
- Method: Grill
- Cuisine: American
- Serving Size: 2 ounces of steak
- Calories: 140
- Sugar: 0.1 g
- Sodium: 39.2 mg
- Fat: 9.3 g
- Carbohydrates: 1.7 g
- Fiber: 0.2 g
- Protein: 12.7 g
- Cholesterol: 40.7 mg
Keywords: Steak, steak bites, protein
The deliciousness of this steak is in the simplicity of it–perfect!
This recipe looks perfect! I love that it uses few ingredients! Great any day of the week.
Please send me more recipes because I’m really need help learning how to eat right I’m new at this I found out I was a diabetic but I never had to use insulin pin before now I do but I don’t know how to eat right yet or what to eat with out going to the hospital OMG 😱 please help me
Thanks for this Mila! I love tasty low-carb, high protein appetizers! This is right on time for game day!!!
I definitely will be trying this recipe!! I love steak!!!
Looks delish! Although I don’t eat meat anymore, this looks like a great recipe for my family. Especially using that grass-fed butter…good idea! It always tastes better.
Sounds like the perfect combination! Thanks for sharing!
I can see serving these garlic butter steak bites on croutons for our Superbowl party this weekend!
This sounds great! When do you cut the steaks into “bites” ? Before tossing in the garlic and butter?
Great question! I’ve added it to the recipe steps. You’ll cook them first, let them rest, slice them, and then toss them in the garlic butter.