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Reverse Seared NY Strip Steak

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours



Big Game Blend

There's no better way to do steak than a good ole' reverse sear. This NY strip steak is seasoned with our Traeger Beef Rub, smoked and seared hot for melt-in-your-mouth perfection.


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Units of Measurement:


  • 4 (1-1/2 inch thick) New York strip steaks

  • Traeger Beef Rub

  • 4 Tablespoon butter


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    Grill225 ˚F

  • 2

    While the grill is coming up to temperature, season the steaks with Traeger Beef Rub.


    • 4 (1-1/2 inch thick) New York strip steaks

    • As Needed Traeger Beef Rub

  • 3

    Place the steaks in the grill and smoke for 60 minutes or until they reach an internal temperature of 105 to 110℉.

    Grill225 ˚F

    Probe105 ˚F

  • 4

    Remove steaks from grill and set on the counter to rest. Increase the grill temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 5

    Return steaks to grill and sear for 4 minutes. Flip steaks and add 1 tbsp butter to each steak.


    • 4 Tablespoon butter

  • 6

    Sear for another 4 minutes and check the internal temperature. The desired finish temperature is 130℉ to 135℉ for medium-rare.

    Grill500 ˚F

    Probe130 ˚F

  • 7

    Once desired temperature is reached, remove steaks from grill. Let rest 5 minutes. Enjoy!