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How to Cook a Tomahawk Steak

  • Author: Sweetpea
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: grill
  • Cuisine: american


  • 1, 2-3 pound Tomahawk Ribeye Steak
  • 1 TBS Kosher Salt
  • 1 TBS Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Herby Chimichurri Sauce

  • 1 TBS Chopped Parsley
  • 1 TBS Chopped Basil
  • 1 TBS Chopped Chives
  • 1 Shallot, sliced
  • 23 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
  • Juice of One Lemon
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil



  1. Bring the steak to room temperature by letting it sit out for an hour or two on the counter.
  2. While it sits, you can sprinkle one tablespoon of salt and one tablespoon of black pepper on both sides of the steak.
  3. Preheat your grill to very high heat, you want it as close to 500 degrees as you can get.
  4. Preheat your oven to 350˚.
  5. Insert your Meater probe, if you are using one.
  6. Lay the steak on the hot grill, and sear for 2-3 minutes per side.
  7. After the crust has formed, remove it from the hot grill and place it on a baking sheet.
  8. In a preheated 350˚ oven, let the steak cook another 20-25 minutes, depending on your desired doneness. 
  9. Once the steak is 5 degrees from your desired temperature, remove it and let it rest for 10 minutes. You can lightly tent with foil if you prefer.
  10. Slice off the bone, serve with the herby chimichurri, and enjoy!

Herby Chimichurri Sauce

  1. To a small bowl add all your ingredients and stir. 
  2. Serve immediately.

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