How To Grill A Tomahawk Steak On A Big Green Egg

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How To Grill A Tomahawk Steak On A Big Green Egg

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Print Instructions For Big Green Egg Tomahawk Steak

Yield: 1 Tomahawk Steak
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 45-60 Minutes (depending on desired doneness)
Cook Temp: 450˚ - Indirect Heat – into – 600˚ Direct Heat finish


Measure   Ingredient                                                      Prep Notes      
1 ea              Tomahawk Steak, Prime                         2 ½ - 3 lbs                       
2 tbsp           Oil, Canola/Olive Blend
3 tbsp           Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                                       



2 tbsp           Butter, Salted                                                 
1 tsp             Chives, Fresh                                                            finely chopped     

Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Remove steak from fridge and from packaging, place onto a plate and allow to rest at room temp for 30 minutes
24 Hours Ahead – prep steak as follows
Coat both sides of steak with oil
Mix Rub-A-Dub and Island Boys Coffee Rub
Season all side of steak with the rub
Wrap well in plastic wrap, place onto a cooking sheet and keep in the fridge for 18-24 hours
When ready to cook…
Stir charcoal in the Big Green Egg and Top off with Fresh Charcoal
Clean out ash pit if needed
Open Bottom vent and top vent for maximum air flow during startup process
Make a well towards the back side of the Egg and ignite the charcoal using speedilight starters or an EGGniter
When temp hits 200˚ add the upper EGGspander system, upside down so grate is resting on the charcoal.
Next add the EGGgenius and connect to your wifi
Heat to pit temp of 450˚ and hold
Burb Big Green Egg and Open dome
Add steak to the front side of the Egg (indirect side) on the lower grate
Add the EGGgenius probe into the steak and set alarm from 115˚
Cook for 40-55 minutes or until steak reaches desired doneness of 115˚
Once steak reaches 115˚, burp the Egg and open the dome
Remove the Probes from the steak and pit temp then remove the upper grill grate
Move the steak to the Lower grill grate over the direct side (Leave dome open)
Sear on both side for 2 minutes each side, cooking to an internal temp of 125˚ (for medium doneness)
Using tongs and heat proof gloves, remove steak from the grill and bring into the kitchen.  Allow to rest for 5-7 minutes, while resting add the steak butter
Prior to serving, add the chopped chives

Shopping List

Big Green Egg, Large                                                            Ace SKU – 8797946
Big Green Egg, EGGspander                                              Ace SKU – 8025190
Charcoal, Big Green Egg                                                     Ace SKU – 8697104
Big Green Egg, EGGniter                                                    Ace SKU - 8695330
Thermometer, Big Green Egg                                           Ace SKU – 8025749
Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                Ace SKU – 8562050
Big Green Egg, EGGgenius                                                Ace SKU - 8025753
Published on 3/26/2021.
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