Seasoned Elk Steaks with Lime Garlic Butter

Seasoned Elk Steak with Lime Butter

If you enjoy and savor the intense combination of spices on your grilled red meat, then I highly recommend making this elk recipe as soon as possible. The combination of seasonings paired with the semi-tart lime garlic butter is a match made in heaven for your taste buds.

Serve the sliced elk steaks with a few grilled Anaheim chiles, green onions and warmed flour tortillas.

Seasoned Elk Steak with Lime Butter

In a small bowl. combine the softened butter, minced garlic, lime zest and lime juice. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 8 hours or overnight.

Seasoned Elk Steak with Lime Butter

In a small bowl, combine the sweet paprika, light chile powder, ground cumin and salt. Rub each elk steak with a light coating of olive oil and then rub the spice mixture all over the steaks. Cover the steaks with plastic wrap and let marinate for 8 hours or overnight.

Seasoned Elk Steak with Lime Butter

Remove the elk steaks from the refrigerator and set on the counter for 30 minutes prior to grilling.

Seasoned Elk Steak with Lime Butter

Add the elk steaks to the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes. Turn the elk steaks and top each one with a teaspoon of the lime garlic butter. Continue to cook for 3-4 minutes.

Seasoned Elk Steak with Lime Butter

Serve sliced elk steaks with roasted Anaheim chiles, green onions and warmed flour tortillas.

Seasoned Elk Steaks with Lime Garlic Butter

If you enjoy and savor the intense combination of spices on your grilled red meat, then I highly recommend making this elk recipe as soon as possible. The combination of seasonings paired with the semi-tart lime garlic butter is a match made in heaven for your taste buds. Serve the sliced elk steaks with a few grilled Anaheim chiles, green onions and warmed flour tortillas.
Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2-4 8oz Elk Steaks, 1 inch thick
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp light chile powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice

Sides

  • 2-4 Anaheim Chiles
  • 2-4 green onions
  • 4 flour tortillas

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine the sweet paprika, light chile powder, ground cumin and salt. Rub each elk steak with a light coating of olive oil and then rub the spice mixture all over the steaks. Cover the steaks with plastic wrap and let marinate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • In a small bowl. combine the softened butter, minced garlic, lime zest and lime juice. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Remove the elk steaks from the refrigerator and set on the counter for 30 minutes prior to grilling.
  • Preheat a grill to high heat.
  • Roast the Anaheim Chiles and green onions removing when done. Place the chiles in a paper bag or plastic storage bag for a few minutes. This allows the steam to release making the skin easy to remove.
  • Add the elk steaks to the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes. Turn the elk steaks and top each one with a teaspoon of the lime garlic butter. Continue to cook for 3-4 minutes. Transfer the steaks to a plate and cover loosely with foil letting the meat rest for 10 minutes. Slice each steak and top with butter.
  • Serve sliced elk steaks with roasted Anaheim chiles, green onions and warmed flour tortillas.

KITCHEN GADGETS & ACCESSORIES USED IN THIS RECIPE

XSpecial Meat Tenderizer Tool

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