Copycat Texas Roadhouse Steak Rub
Just a few simple seasonings is all you need to make the best dry steak rub recipe to compliment the amazing flavors in your chicken or steak, and tastes just like the Texas Roadhouse restaurant!
NOTE: On 6/1/20, the amount of salt in this recipe was updated from 1.5 Tablespoons to 2 teaspoons in response to reader feedback. If you tried this recipe prior to that time and liked the results, feel free to use 1.5 Tablespoons.
Combine all ingredients in a gallon-sized plastic bag and seal it tightly. Shake it to thoroughly combine all ingredients.
Generously cover each side of the steak with the seasoning and let it rest for about 40 minutes. This allows the salt to penetrate through the surface (through osmosis) and actually helps break down the muscle fibers, which results in a more tender meat. During this time, the liquid that initially surfaced has time to reabsorb, which makes the meat juicer.
Once the grill is nice and hot, place the steak(s) on and cook for 4-5 minutes, until it’s browned and slightly charred. Flip it over and cook for the following additional time:
5 minutes: Medium Rare7 minutes: Medium10 minutes: Well Done
Best steaks for the grill:
Porterhouse, N.Y. Strip, & Ribeye steaks are all great options for grilling.
Alternative Recipe for Steak Rub:
- 4 Tbsp. Lawry's seasoning salt
- 1 Tbsp. Black pepper
- 1 Tbsp. Onion powder
- 1 Tbsp. Garlic salt
Serving Suggestion: Serve your steak with a side of my Smooth & Creamy Homemade Mashed Potatoes
Calories: 49kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 5253mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 8g, Vitamin A: 789IU, Iron: 1mg