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Birthday Steak

I don’t remember when birthday steak became a thing, but it’s been many years. Everyone looks forward to their birthday steaks, although we do shake up the sides pretty often.

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Birthday Steak

Course: Main Course
Keyword: beef, birthday, grill, marinade, steak


  • steak
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Soy sauce
  • Grill Mates Montreal Grill Seasoning
  • sliced mushrooms (optional)
  • sliced onions (optional)
  • butter


  • Place the steaks in a dish for marinade. Stab/poke the steak all over. 
  • Generously pour the Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce all over the steak. Sprinkle with the seasoning. Cover and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  • Heat the grill.
  • When the grill is hot, add the steaks to the grill. Cook 4-5 minutes or until golden brown and slightly charred on first side. Turn the steaks over and use the following chart for to reach desired doneness. 
    For 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 inch steaks:
    medium–rare: 3-5 minutes (135 degrees)
    medium: 5–7 minutes (140 degrees)
    medium–well: 8–10 minutes (150 degrees)
  • While the steaks are on the grill, sauté the onions and mushrooms in butter until the onions are caramelized. Serve on top of steaks.