Rib Eye Steak and Blue Cheese Butter recipe

Rib Eye Steak


  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Total: 50 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Cooking Method: Grilling
  • Recipe Cuisine: American


  • 150gramsDairy Butter (room temperature)
  • 115gramsBlue Cheese
  • 2tablespoons chives (finely chopped)
  • 2teaspoonskosher salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1/2 tablespoonfreshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2mediumyellow onion (thinly sliced)
  • 480millilitersbuttermilk
  • 250gramsall-purpose flour
  • 1teaspoon paprika
  • 960milliliterscanola oil (for frying)
  • 2rib eye steaks, (3 cm)
  • 2teaspoons olive oil
  • 5sprigsfresh thyme

Various steaks can be served with different sauces and flavors. Our suggestion this time is Blue Cheese Butter. Imagine melting a delicious butter made with Blue cheese on Rib-Eye Steak. There’s something so irresistible about the taste of steak with creamy Blue cheese.

This delicious Rib-Eye Steak can be a perfect choice for your intimate dinner for two or for Christmas dinner at home. It is easy to make, and also awesome. Serve the steak with fried onions. It pairs excellently with the steak. Also, you can have some Mashed Potatoes and Mushrooms next to your steaks. So If you like steak eagerly, do not miss our recipe.


Step 1

Make the compound butter:

prepare a medium bowl, mix the butter, chives, pepper,  Blue Cheese, salt, and stir very well.

Step 2

Put the Dairy Butter in a piece of plastic wrap and roll it. Put it in a refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

Step 3

Make the fried onions:

In a medium bowl, put the onions and pour buttermilk over them. Let it rest at room temperature for about 1 hour.

Step 4

Put a medium bowl, whisk the flour, salt, pepper, paprika. Put the onions into the flour mixture, roll them and shake off extra flour.

Step 5

Put a large saucepan with high sides on medium-high heat and fill it with canola oil. When it becomes hot, add the onions and fry them for 3 minutes until they become golden. Remove the onions from the saucepan and put them on a wire rack then season with a little salt; set aside.

Step 6

Make the steak:

Season the steaks with salt and pepper completely.

Step 7

Place a large cast-iron pan over high heat and add olive oil. Once the oil becomes hot, add the steaks and cook for about 7 minutes until a brown crust forms. Flip the steaks and let it cook for 7 minutes again, until the steak is browned on both sides. Add thyme and the prepared butter to the pan. Tilt the pan toward you and sauté the steaks with the melted butter for 2 or 3 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 60°C (135°F) for medium-rare. Now the steak is ready to serve with the crispy onions and Blue cheese compound butter. Enjoy!

Cooking Notes

You can serve the steak with Mashed Potatoes too.

Bring the steaks to room temperature before cooking.

If you have a thinner cut of meat then lower the cooking time

Make sure the unsalted butter is well softened in order to mix the other ingredients into it.

You can make this steak with strip steaks (New York steaks, shown), and filet mignon.


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