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Grilled T-Bone Steaks With Bourbon-Peppercorn Mop Sauce

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8 steaks

Ingredients Nutrition

  • For the Sauce
  • 2 cups country table syrup (sorghum syrup) or 2 cups mild molasses
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns
  • 6 tablespoons smoky-style kentucky bourbon whiskey, such as Knob Creek
  • 14 cup unsalted butter, chilled, cut up
  • 1 14 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 8 t-bone steaks (1 inch thick)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt (coarse)
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper


  1. Heat grill.
  2. Place syrup and peppercorns in medium saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat; whisk in bourbon, butter and lemon juice.
  3. Reserve 1 1/4 cups; keep remaining sauce warm to brush over steaks during grilling.
  4. Lightly brush steaks with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals; cover grill.
  5. Grill 6 to 8 minutes for medium-rare or until of desired doneness, generously brushing with warm sauce during last 3 to 4 minutes of grilling and turning several times.
  6. Serve reserved 1 1/4 cups sauce with steak.

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