Our Homemade Steak Seasoning is by far my favorite way to add some extra flavor to a grilled steak. With warm weather on the way, it's time to start gearing up for delicious grilling recipes. And, this homemade seasoning is one that you don't want to miss.
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❤️ Why you'll love this recipe
- Our simple seasoning for steak only requires basic spices that you most likely already have on hand. No need to worry about making a trip to the store.
- It's easy to make a large batch of our steak seasoning rub and store it in the spice cabinet for busy nights.
- This easy DIY steak rub is perfect for gift giving, hostess gifts, a giveaway at bridal showers, etc.
- You'll love this easy steak seasoning recipe that adds the perfect amount of flavor to any steak.
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This is an overview of the recipe. The full instructions are below in the recipe card.
- Measure out all your seasonings with measuring spoons.
- Add them to a small mixing bowl.
- Give the spice mixture a stir until well combined.
- Move them to an airtight covered container.
💭 Eileen's Tips for Success
- For best flavor, check the expiration of your dried spices before you start to make this mixture.
- Always keep your spices away from heat and moisture so that they stay fresh.
- I recommend storing homemade seasoning blends like this one in glass jars.
- Fresh cracked pepper will give you the best flavor in this seasoning blend.
📋 Frequently Asked Questions
A great steak seasoning blend will include a mix of sea salt, cracked black pepper, granulated garlic, paprika, and thyme.
Yes! This steakhouse seasoning recipe can be stored in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
No, I like to use about a teaspoon or two of seasoning per steak.
Do you want to change up this recipe? Here are some ways that you increase the flavor of this dish.
- You can adjust the seasonings in the recipe to suit your tastebuds. Sometimes I like to add extra garlic.
- If you want to add a little spice add a pinch of red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper.
- You could also other herbs such as rosemary, and parsley for more flavor.
- Add some dried minced onion or onion powder for more flavor.
- Smoked paprika can be used in place of paprika for a smoky flavor.
⭐ Make ahead, storage, and freezer tips
Storage - Store this steakhouse seasoning in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
🥗 Serving Suggestions
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Homemade Steak Seasoning
- Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk together until combined well.
- Store the seasoning blend in an airtight covered container in the pantry for up to one month. Do not freeze.
- Have a love of onion in your seasonings? Add a Tablespoon of onion powder or dried onion to the seasoning rub.
- If you don’t have paprika, you can skip it as it’s mostly for color more than anything.
- Prefer a smoky flavor, use smoked paprika in lieu of regular paprika.
- If you like an herby vibe with your steak, add a Tablespoon of dried rosemary to the mix as well.