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Elk Steaks Recipe


  • 2 Elk Steaks 10-12oz ea
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Sprigs Fresh Rosemary


  1. Prepare charcoal grill for direct cooking over Lump charcoal.
  2. Season each elk steak with salt and black pepper on both sides.
  3. Place cast iron skillet on grill grate directly over hot coals.
  4. Add 1 Tablespoon of butter to iron skillet and allow to melt.
  5. Place one of the elk steaks in the iron skillet and sear for 2 minutes. Add 2-3 cloves of garlic and 1 sprig of rosemary to the skillet along with 1 additional Tablespoon of butter.
  6. Flip the steak and cook for 2 minutes, baste the top with the butter mixture as it cooks.
  7. Remove the elk steak from the skillet for medium rare or continue to cook until desired doneness is reached.
  8. Wipe the skillet out with paper towel and repeat the above process for the remaining steak.
  9. Rest each steak for 5-7 minutes before serving.
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