Amazing Grilled Steak Sandwich recipe

If you follow this steak sandwich recipe exactly as it's written here then it's almost impossible to fail.

What truly makes this one of the most amazing grill recipes for steak sandwich, apart from the obvious mouth-watering flavor, is that it's so easy to make.

If you choose to serve this steak sandwich recipe open like the picture below then consider topping it with these Balsamic fried mushrooms & onions repeated below and then heat the sandwich under the broiler a minute or so to melt the swiss cheese.
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It can be disappointing making or ordering a steak sandwich only to find the meat is tough and hard to chew.

Since we use beef tenderloin for this recipe it guarantees you'll enjoy a tender, juicy sandwich everytime.

And the easy steak marinade in this recipe (actually the Broil King Perfect Steak marinade repeated below) is all about the flavor, no need to tenderize this beef for long.

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Serves: 2 - 4

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes

Direct Heat: 600F - 650F

Note: marinate the steak 2 - 4 hours only

What you'll need:

  • 8 - 10 (1/2" slices) of beef tenderloin roast

    For the marinade recipe:
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons worchestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced

    For the optional balsamic fried mushrooms:
  • 6 fresh white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup red cooking wine (Marsala is best)
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • pepper to taste

  • 1 onion sliced, leave slices intact (optional)

  • 2 soft panini rolls or hoagie buns - split in half (usually 6" long)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup melted garlic butter

  • 4 slices Swiss Cheese

    Tip: for melted garlic butter add 1 tablespoon minced garlic to 1/4 to 1/2 cup melted butter or try this garlic butter recipe here.

    slicing beef tenderloin

    Step 1:
    Either have your butcher cut the beef tenderloin slices for you or place the beef tenderloin roast on a cutting board and carefully cut as many 1/2" slices as you'll need.

    Depending on the size of the beef your slicing, I recommend using at least 2 slices of grilled steak on each side of a split bun to make a full sandwich.

    easy steak marinade

    Step 2:
    Place the sliced beef tenderloin in a resealable plastic bag.

    Prepare the grilled steak marinade by mixing the ingredients above in a small jar.

    grilled steak marinade

    Pour the steak marinade into the bag, seal the bag and mix well so all the beef is covered.

    Place the bag in a shallow dish just in case the bag leaks and place it in the refrigerator for 2 - 4 hours.

    grilling steak sandwich recipe

    Step 3:
    Clean and oil the grates of your BBQ and preheat to 600F - 650F.

    When the grill reaches this temperature range remove the slices of beef from the marinade and place on the grates.

    Discard the steak marinade.

    Close the lid for about a minute.

    easy grilled steak sandwich

    After a minute lift the lid and begin flipping the slices of grilled steak slices over.

    Important - these slices are only 1/2" thick so they hardly take any time at all to cook.

    Close the lid and leave for another minute.

    Remove the grilled steak from the BBQ and place in a shallow dish and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm and to allow the juices to redistribute back into the meat.

    Keep the grilling going to toast the buns next...

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    Step 4:
    Split the soft panini or sub buns in half and brush with the melted garlic butter.

    Put the buns, buttered side down, on the hot grill.

    Don't leave these unattended - they take less then a minute to cook.

    toasting buns on the grill

    After 30 seconds lift a corner of a bun to see how it's doing.

    When they're nicely toasted (and have those cool grill marks) then remove them from the grill.

    making a steak sandwich

    Step 5:
    Place the toasted buns on a baking sheet.

    Preheat your oven broiler to 500F.

    Place at least two slices of the grilled steak on each piece of toasted bun.

    steak and mushroom sandwich

    If using the optional mushroom and onions for topping this steak sandwich recipe then:

  • melt 1/4 cup of butter in a frying or sautee pan
  • add the sliced mushrooms and/or onions
  • when browned, add 1/4 cup red cooking wine until reduced
  • add 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar until reduced
  • sprinkle with a little fresh ground black pepper

    Spread the cooked mushrooms and/or onions on top of the grilled steak.

    how to make steak and cheese sandwich

    Lay slices of swiss cheese (or your favorite) on top of the steak, mushrooms and onions.

    Shredded cheese is an option for this steak sandwich recipe but doesn't produce as nice an evenly melted top as the sliced cheese does.

    Place the baking sheet with this sandwich under the preheated broiler of your oven just until the cheese is melted.

    Remove from the oven and serve immediately.


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