Keep this handy temperature guide nearby to ensure your steaks come out perfectly on the grill every time. The difficulty of grilling a steak is knowing when it's just right. Don’t leave it to chance. Instead, use a meat thermometer and consult this guide for accurate results.
INTERNAL TEMPERATURE FOR STEAK
Cooking temperatures are relatively the same across all cuts of beef. But cooking times can vary based on the type, thickness and size of the steak. Follow this estimated grilling temperature guide.
Extra-rare or Bleu
BURN PIT TIP: Using a meat thermometer will take the guesswork out of determining if your steaks are ready to eat. Simply read the temperature on the thermometer display and compare it to the desired doneness on the chart.
ESTIMATE YOUR COOKING TIME
If you don’t want to use a meat thermometer, it is possible to estimate your cooking times for different types of steak.
Filet Mignon & Center-Cut Ribeyes
Cooking Time for Rare: 3-4 minutes
Cooking Time for Medium-Rare: 3½-4½ minutes
Cooking Time for Medium: 4-5 minutes
Sirloin Strip Steaks, Ribeye Steaks & Porterhouse Steaks
Cooking Time for Rare: 4-6 minutes
Cooking Time for Medium-Rare: 5-7 minutes
Cooking Time for Medium: 6-8 minutes
BURN PIT TIP: Timing will vary based on thickness of cut, your grill and the grill temperature.