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    The 20 BEST Sauces for Steak

    Are you looking to jazz up your steak night? We’ve got you covered!

    If you’re looking to take your dinner from everyday to extraordinary, then look no further than these Sauces for Steak.

    From classics like Béarnaise and peppercorn sauce, to new favorites like bulgogi sauce or chimichurri, there’s a sauce out there waiting to become your new go-to.

    So grab your favorite cut of meat, fire up the grill, and get ready for some gourmet eats with these delicious sauces!

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    Sauces for Steak:

    1. Gorgonzola Portobello Sauce

    This Gorgonzola Portobello Steak Skillet is sure to become a new family favorite. It’s a super easy restaurant quality meal that is an absolute flavor bomb!

    Steak, mushrooms and gorgonzola are such a classic combo, why not put it all together in one skillet?

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    2. Aji Verde (Peruvian Green Sauce)

    Aji Verde, a very famous and traditional Peruvian Green Sauce, has the power to uplift any of your grilled or baked meats. Isn’t it great?

    It’s made with a quick blend of ingredients that are easily available to you, and delivers the most delicious creamy, tangy, and a bit spicy flavors.

    Once you try this excellent Peruvian condiment, we are sure, you will always keep some in your fridge.

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    3. Korean Beef Bulgogi Sauce

    Bulgogi hardly needs any introduction for Korean food lovers. For the rest of you, it’s about time to welcome this iconic Korean dish into your life.

    If you love grilled meats with bold flavors, this Korean BBQ Beef, aka Bulgogi, is a MUST try. Tender, juicy, slightly caramelized beef with savory soy, garlicky flavors and a hint of sweetness. So good!

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    4. Garlic Butter Steak Sauce

    Take your beef to a new level with these tasty pan seared garlic butter steak bites. Perfectly cooked bite sized morsels of tender steak drenched in garlicky butter.

    No slaving over the stove for these, they’re ready in under 15 minutes!

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    5. North African Chermoula

    Chermoula, also known as charmoula, comes from North Africa. Traditionally, it’s a mix of fresh herbs, aromatics and spices bound together with lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil.

    I like to think of it as an African version of chimichurri.

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    6. Pizzaiola Sauce

    Steak with tomato sauce? You bet!

    Seasoned, Seared, Simmered and Smothered… That is Steak Pizzaiola!! Try your steak the old school Italian way.

    Steak Pizzaiola is an amazingly flavorful Neapolitan dish featuring tender steak in a perfectly seasoned tomato sauce. Trust me, it’s so good!

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    7. Teriyaki Sauce

    This Teriyaki Sauce recipe is going to be your new kitchen superstar! Skip the jarred stuff that might be tempting you at the supermarket, homemade is the only way to go… in just 10 minutes!

    With just a few ingredients, you can whip up a marinade that rivals even the best Japanese restaurant. Just try it and see.

    Once you put this amazing flavor enhancer to use, your family is going to be asking for more!

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    8. Yum Yum Sauce

    Yum Yum Sauce… the name says it all! This tasty mayo-based sauce is all the rage in Japanese Steakhouses, and once you make it at home, you’ll see why!

    Just a quick stir of a few basic ingredients you already have on hand, and you’ll be all ready for unlimited dipping and drizzling.

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    9. Béarnaise Sauce

    Upgrade your steak game with the ultimate Béarnaise Sauce. This variation of the classic French Hollandaise sauce is hailed as one of the finest accompaniments for steaks.

    And guess what? Here’s a simplified method that takes just 2 minutes to replicate the same impressive results.

    Say goodbye to the intimidating hand-made process and hello to an effortless culinary masterpiece!

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    10. Chimichurri

    You will find the end number of chimichurri recipes on the internet, but this Chimichurri is a real deal and authentic one!

    Chimichurri is a loose oil-based condiment with lots of fresh herbs, and it can be a great accompaniment to your favorite grilled or barbeque meats.

    Try this recipe for traditional Chimichurri, and we bet you will make it again and again. It’s just classic…

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    11. A1 Copycat Steak Sauce

    Craving the mouthwatering taste of A1 steak sauce? Look no further! We’ve got a foolproof recipe for you to recreate that tangy flavor right in your own kitchen.

    With just a handful of ingredients and step-by-step instructions, you’ll be whipping up a copycat version that rivals (or even surpasses) the original in no time. Get ready to impress your taste buds!

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    12. Red Wine Balsamic Reduction

    Seared New York Strip is one of my favorite steaks. This recipe pairs it with a delicious Red Wine Balsamic Reduction. This is a fancy and elegant meal great for special occasions.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    13. File Mignon with Mushroom Sauce

    Here’s an excellent new recipe for your filet mignon. It’s perfectly seared and then added to a delicious mushroom wine cream sauce. All you need is some mashed potatoes or crusty bread to sop up the sauce!

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    14. Crying Tiger Sauce

    Experience the fiery and captivating flavors of the Thai steak dish known as ‘Crying Tiger’. Don’t worry, no tigers were harmed in the making of this dish!

    Its iconic name comes from the incredibly spicy dipping sauce that is said to be so intense, it could bring a tear to a tiger’s eye.

    Get the Recipe @ marionskitchen

    15. Creamy Bourbon Sauce

    This super tasty starts with a dijon mustard rub, then gets seared in a cast iron skillet and smothered in an amazing creamy bourbon sauce.

    Great option for a weekend meal or special occasions.

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    16. Truffle Butter

    We love the exquisite simplicity of this Truffle Butter Recipe, which can elevate and meal to gourmet status.

    This delectable butter, with its rich flavor and velvety texture, complements a wide range of dishes including steak, burgers, seafood, and even vegetables.

    Get the Recipe @ easysaucerecipes

    17. Creamy Peppercorn Sauce

    Discover the ultimate sauce for all your favorite dishes!

    This effortless and mouthwatering Creamy Peppercorn Sauce, without brandy, will elevate your steaks, chicken, portobello mushrooms, and even potatoes.

    It’s one of our favorite sauces for steak!

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    18. Creamy Horseradish Sauce

    Indulge in the ultimate creamy Horseradish Sauce that competes with the finest steakhouse horseradish. You’ll elevate your dining experience by pairing it with prime rib, beef tenderloin, or steak.

    It’s one of our favorite sauces for steak!

    Get the Recipe @ thesuburbansoapbox

    19. Cajun Butter Sauce

    Introducing a mouthwatering Cajun garlic butter sauce recipe that will steal the spotlight in just minutes!

    Easy to whip up, this incredible sauce can elevate your shrimp boil, add flavor to veggies, or become the perfect steak accompaniment. Try it now!

    Get the Recipe @ peelwithzeal

    20. Garlic Herb Butter Compound

    Discover the secret to the most indulgent steak: Garlic Herb Butter!

    With just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes, you can whip up this irresistible compound butter to elevate your steaks, bread, and beyond.

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    So there you go, twenty plus great sauces for steak. Which one will you try first?

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    20 BEST Sauces for Steak

    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Total Time: 5 minutes

    This collection of great Sauces for Steak will jazz up your steak dinner with an array of new flavors!


    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
    • 2 cups cilantro, mostly leaves
    • 2 jalapeños, roughly chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
    • 1/4 cup grated cotija or parmesan cheese
    • 1 lime, juiced
    • 1/4 tsp sea salt


    1. In a blender, place cilantro, jalapeño, garlic and blend till chopped finely. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend it to an almost smooth consistency (it will still have some texture).
    2. Taste and adjust the green sauce for salt and taste. If you like hotter, add more jalapeño, or add additional lime for more zing.
    3. Serve immediately, or store covered in the refrigerator. (It's great refrigerated up to 1 week)

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