Spicy Barbecued Rib-Eye Steaks

A featured Wine Club recipe for San Simeon Winery.
Spicy Barbecued Rib-Eye Steaks


Sizzling steak doused in flavorful, spicy BBQ sauce. Add some grilled bread, vegetables and backed potatoes for the perfect meal! Pair this dinner with a tasty Red Blend.

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes


• 8 boneless Rib-Eye Steaks
• 3/4 cup Corn Oil

Spice mixture:
• 2/3 cup dark brown Sugar (packed)
• 1/3 cup coarse Sea Salt
• 1/4 cup Chili Powder
• 1/4 cup coarsely ground Black Pepper
• 1 tablespoon ground Cumin
• 2 teaspoons ground Coriander
• 1 teaspoon ground Cloves
• 9 Garlic Cloves, pressed


Mix spice mixture in medium bowl. Using fork, mash in garlic. Using 3 tablespoons spice mixture for each steak, rub spices onto both sides of steaks. Whisk corn oil into remaining spice mixture; set oil rub aside.

Place steaks in two 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass dishes. Cover; chill steaks and oil rub at least 4 hours and up to 1 day. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Brush steaks with some of oil rub. Grill steaks to desired doneness, brushing occasionally with oil rub. About 5 minutes per side for medium-rare; let stand 5 minutes.

Brush thick slices of country-style bread with olive oil and grill until golden, about two minutes per side. Serve alongside steaks with grilled vegetables and baked potatoes. Enjoy!