Bodacious Porterhouse Steaks with Sexy Barbecue Sauce



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Bodacious Porterhouse Steaks with Sexy Barbecue Sauce

Direct/High Heat
For the Sauce:
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup ketchup
1/4 cup dark molasses
1 TB. Dijon mustard
1 TB. Worcestershire sauce
2 TB. red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. celery seed
1/4 tsp. curry powder
1/4 tsp. ground cumin

2 porterhouse steaks, each about 2 lbs. and 1 1/2" thick
vegetable oil for brushing steaks
kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper

1. To make sauce: In a medium saucepan, combine ingredients wine thru cumin with 1/2 cup water. Mix well. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until about 2/3 cup remains, about 30 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature.
2. Lightly brush both sides of steaks with the oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill the first side of the steaks directly over high heat for 6 minutes. Turn the steaks over cook the second side for 5 minutes. Continue to cook the steaks to desired doneness.
3. Remove the steaks from the grill. Season again with salt and pepper. Let rest for 3 to 5 minutes. Serve warm with the barbecue sauce. Makes 4 servings

Source: Weber's Art of the Grill - Jamie Purviance - 1999

Timothy F. Lewis

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