St. Louis Pork Steaks


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St. Louis Pork Steaks

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    St. Louis Pork Steaks are a summer grilling favorite throughout the Midwest. Grill low and slow over indirect heat for meat so tender it falls off the bone. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    4 (12-to-14-oz.) Hy-Vee Midwest Pork Shoulder blade steaks, 3/4-inch thick
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper, coarsely ground
    1 c. Hy-Vee tomato ketchup
    ¾ c. American-style light lager beer
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee Hickory House classic steak sauce
    1 ½ tbsp. Full Circle Market organic unfiltered apple cider vinegar
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee less sodium Worcestershire sauce
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
    ½ tsp. Full Circle Market organic jalapeno hot sauce
    ¼ tsp. liquid smoke

    Things To Grab

    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Paper towels
    • Simply Done 13.3x9.6x2.8-inch foil pan
    • Medium bowl
    • Aluminum foil


    1. Preheat charcoal or gas grill with two grilling zones; direct grilling over medium-high heat (375 degrees) and indirect grilling over low heat (325 degrees).

    2. Pat pork steaks dry with paper towels; season both sides with pepper. Grill pork steaks over direct heat 8 to 10 minutes or until browned, turning halfway through. Transfer steaks to a Simply Done 13.3x9.6x2.8-inch foil pan.

    3. Stir together ketchup, beer, brown sugar, steak sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, hot sauce, and liquid smoke in medium bowl.

    4. Pour sauce over pork steaks; cover pan tightly with foil. Place pan over indirect heat. Grill 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes or until pork is very tender. 

    5. Carefully remove pan from grill. Remove pork steaks from sauce; grill steaks over direct heat 2 to 4 minutes or until browned, turning halfway through. Slice steaks and serve with sauce, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    650 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 33g
    • Cholesterol: 185mg
    • Sodium: 1020mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 34g
    • Protein: 48g

    Daily Values

    Iron 20%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 10%
    Potassium 15%