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New York Strip Steaks with Horseradish Mustard Sauce

New York Strip Steal with Horseradish Mustard Sauce

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a big, juicy piece of red meat on a Sunday evening. We don’t eat red meat very often, but when we do NY Strip Steak is my favorite. It has just the right amount of fat in it to make it exceptionally flavorful.

Usually I find that all a New York Strip Steak needs is a good seasoning with salt and pepper, but I wanted to try something a little different. This recipe for New York Strip Steaks with Horseradish Mustard Sauce is from one of my favorite Southern Cookbook authors- Sara Foster. You can find this recipe along with many other delicious recipes in her cookbook Fresh Every Day: More Great Recipes from Foster’s Market.

NY Strip Steak with Horseradish Mustard Sauce

The steak is marinated in Worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and rosemary. I love the woodsy flavor of rosemary especially during the cold winter months. For me, rosemary did take some getting used to because it has such a strong taste (and smell). If you’re not used to eating rosemary, start out by just using a little until you develop a taste for it. I’ve found that you can pretty much learn to like any food, so long as you are exposed to it the right way AND you want to like it.

NY Strip Steak with Horseradish Mustrad Sauce

The sauce is both tangy (from buttermilk) and a little hot (horseradish) and is the perfect complement to strip steak. Leftover sauce is wonderful on sandwiches.

Be sure not to overcook the strip steak. I think the easiest way to tell when steak is done is to press my finger on top right in the middle. At first it will feel really soft and fleshy. When it is medium rare it will still be soft, but not squishy feeling. If it feels firm, you have overcooked it. It takes some practice, but once you get a feel for it, it is super easy. Whatever you do, don’t cut into the steak while it is cooking or until it has been allowed to rest for at least 5 minutes.

NY Strip Steak with Horseradish Mustard Sauce

New York Strip Steal with Horseradish Mustard Sauce

New York Strip Steaks with Horseradish Mustard Sauce

These New York Strip Steaks are marinated and grilled to perfection and served with a flavorful Horseradish Mustard sauce. They will satisfy your craving for red meat.


  • 2 (14-ounce) New York Strip Steaks, 1 1/2 inches thick
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • salt and pepper to taste

Horseradish Mustard Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped rosemary


  • Place steaks in a glass baking dish and drizzle with Worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil. Turn to coat. Sprinkle rosemary and pepper over steaks and rub into meat. Cover and marinate for at least 1 hour. Then bring to room temperature and sprinkle with salt to taste.
  • Prepare a hot fire in a charcoal or gas grill or heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  • Place steaks on grill for about 5 to 6 minutes per side for rare and 7 to 8 minutes for medium-rare. Let steaks rest and serve with sauce.
  • Combine ingredients for sauce in a small bowl.
Course: Main Dish

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21 thoughts on “New York Strip Steaks with Horseradish Mustard Sauce”

  1. Amy @ Elephant Eats

    I rarely eat red meat because my hubs doesn’t like it…but I do get a craving now and then. This strip steak is making me drool. I think it’s time i grill one up ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Christin
      Christin Mahrlig

      I think I might actually cook steak more if my family didn’t like it. It’s so expensive to cook for everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Aimee / WallflowerGirl.co.uk

    You seriously make the most comforting food imaginable. If I was having a bad day and I needed guaranteed comfort food, I would come to this blog!

  3. I love good steak and yours looks exceptionally good! I was always making myself steak just salt and pepper, so I will have to try your brilliant idea to marinade it with Worcestershire sauce. And horseradish mustard sauce also sounds very tempting. Must try ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Amy (Savory Moments)

    I love a good steak and yours sounds really wonderful with the sauce. Very fancy!

  5. I don’t eat red meat very often but my husband LOVES steak and grills on the bbq even in the winter time. He would love all the seasoning in this marinade and sauce – looks like an incredible piece of steak!

  6. I love the marinade for this steak – I’m such a fan of rosemary and it’s the one plant that is still growing on our back patio right now : ) We don’t eat red meat that often either but when we do I want it to be goooood – this sounds wonderful!

  7. Shashi @ http://runninsrilankan.com

    I am not a steak eater – but good golly – that steak looks GOOD! And that horseradish mustard sauce – whaat whaat?!?!?! I bet that would be good with just about anything!

  8. Looks delicious, it’s funny you posted steaks, I just got back from Publix with a couple T-bone steaks to grill out tonight! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. I love a nice steak on occasion, and there’s nothing better than a horseradish sauce with it! This sounds amazing, Christin, and I can’t wait to try it!

  10. Lindsey @ DishingUpHope

    This are beautiful photos! I totally love rosemary and ave to keep myself from putting it in almost every dish! This sauce sounds awesome too!

    1. Christin
      Christin Mahrlig

      Thank you Lindsey. When you love something you want to use it whenever you can don’t you? The sauce is a little different, due to the buttermilk, but definitely very good. Have a great week!

  11. Layla @ Brunch Time Baker

    I LOVE steak!! I’m always grilling it for the hubby every other day but never tried the mustard sauce before. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe!

  12. What a gorgeous sear on that steak! And the horseradish sauce sounds like a terrific complement to it. I am craving steak now!

  13. Consuelo @ Honey & Figs

    I really like rosemary, so I can imagine I’d be a total lover of that sauce. The steak looks wonderful!

  14. easyfoodsmith

    Just recently I turned to vegetarianism however I can imagine how delicious and wonderful this streak must taste. The horseradish mustard sauce sounds like a amazing accompaniment.

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