Nothing quite beats a perfectly grilled classic rib eye steak in my book! Serve it with my Asian Sesame Grilled Steak Salad and Easy Homemade Asian Salad Dressing for a seriously wholesome meal. This recipe is equally easy AND delicious, so let’s get started!
A big juicy grilled steak just screams summertime. It’s the perfect option for a summer gathering or a small family meal at home.
The rib eye steak oozes flavour straight off the grill, this cut is a rich and buttery indulgence that’s a little on the pricey side but definitely worth the extra dollar.
Grilled rib eye steak is a mouthwatering combination of tender yet thick and juicy all at once! I like to opt for bone-in for appearance and that extra oomph of flavour too.
Grilled Rib Eye Steak Ingredients
- 2 rib-eye steaks
- your favorite steak seasoning
How to Make the Perfect Rib Eye Steak
- Start by seasoning the steaks on all sides – you can use whatever dry rub you prefer.
- The steaks need to sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before cooking, but you don’t want to go over an hour – so make sure to keep an eye on the time.
- Give your grill grates a clean and preheat your BBQ to medium-high heat.
- Cook your prepared rib eye steaks on the grill for 5 minutes on each side for medium-rare. Use your meat thermometer to get the right temperature for your desired doneness.
- Once the steaks are done, take them out of the grill and let them rest for five minutes on a cutting board.
- Cut into slices and serve!
How Many Calories Are in a Grilled Rib Eye Steak?
There are around 300 calories in 3 ounces of grilled rib eye steak, in addition to a healthy serving of protein!
How Many Weight-Watchers Points in a Rib Eye Steak Grilled?
A 6 ounce grilled rib-eye steak equals 8 weight-watchers points, so it should be easy to base the math off that depending on your portion size.
What Wine is Best with Rib Eye Steak?
Cabernet Sauvignon is a lovely wine to pair with grilled rib eye steak and a soft, fruity Zinfandel is another great option to contrast with the meatiness of the steak.
How Long Does a Rib Eye Steak Stay Good After the Expiry Date?
Once it’s been properly refrigerated, your rib eye steak can last 2-5 days after it’s sell-by date.
Steak Temperatures for Cooking
These temperatures are a good guideline for steak “doneness”:
- 120° F = Rare
- 130° F = Medium rare
- 140° F = Medium
- 160° F = Well done
Here are some other delicious beef steaks and ribs recipes for you to try out!
Happy grilling everyone! Hope that you are enjoying your summer!
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Easy & Delicious Grilled Rib Eye Steak
When grilling rib eye steak, all you need is seasoning, steaks and a good meat thermometer! No marinade required.
- Prep Time
- 30 minutes
- Cook Time
- 10 minutes
- Main Course
- Karlynn Johnston
- 2 rib eye steaks 1- 11/2 inches thick
- 2-4 tbsp your favorite steak seasoning
Remove the rib eye steaks from the refrigerator. Season the steaks on all sides using the dry rub of your choice. For a rib eye, simpler is better, the meat is so good that you don't need sauce or a marinade.
Let the steaks sit at room temp for at least 30 minutes before cooking. but no longer than an hour,
Clean your grill grates and preheat your BBQ to a medium high heat.
Place the prepared rib eye steaks on the grill . Cook over direct heat for 4-5 minutes on each side for medium rare, but use your meat thermometer to get the right temperature for your desired doneness, not the amount of cooking time.
Steak doneness temperatures are as follows:
120° F = Rare
130° F = Medium rare
140° F = Medium
160° F = Well done
Remove the steaks from the grill and let the steaks rest for five minutes on a cutting board.. The juices will redistribute and settle throughout the meat, so that when you slice the steaks the juices won't all come out.
Slice on the cutting board and serve.
- Rib eye steaks are SUCH good quality that they don't need a marinade to soften up the meat fibers, and they really don't need to be fancy other than a spice rub of your choice.
- Remember that meat temperatures can rise another 5 degrees while resting, so remove from the grill in time allowing for this extra temperature rise.
All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.