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Grilled New York Strip Cajun Style

A classic grilled New York Strip steak with Cajun seasoning
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: New York strip steak, strip steak, cajun steak, grilled steak, New York Strip steak on the grill, recipes with strip steak
Servings: 2
Author: Melissa Reome


  • Grill


  • 2 New York strip steaks (beef strip loin steaks)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp butter

Cajun Seasoning Blend

  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp black pepper, fresh ground preferably
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp kosher salt or coarse sea salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (adjust to your spice preference)
  • 1 tsp dried thyme, whole


  • Blend all ingredients for Cajun Seasoning
  • Remove steak from refrigerator 30 minutes prior to cooking. Rub steak with vegetable oil and season liberally on all sides with Cajun seasoning.
  • Clean and set up grill for two zone cooking with one side for high heat and other side for low heat.
  • Sear steaks over high heat on both sides. Move steaks to cooler side of grill until desired internal temperature is reached when measured with instant read thermometer in center of steak.
  • Remove steaks from grill, top each steak with butter and rest on a plate for 3-5 minutes prior to serving.
  • Rare: 120-125°F
    Medium-rare: 130-135°F
    Medium: 140-145°
    Medium-well: 150-155°F
    Well done: 160°F