Paleo Steak Sauce (with Primal Options)

Paleo Steak Sauce (with Primal Options)

Making Crunchy Daddy grill steaks on Father’s Day may be viewed as unkind but he really is the master of the charcoal grill so I don’t feel that bad about it. I did make other things including the Paleo Roasted Carrots and this amazing Paleo Steak Sauce I will share with you today.

As a bonus, though, I have a few steak grilling tips for you and these will apply to any kind of grill you choose to use. But first, let’s take a minute to admire these pieces of meat.

Grass fed NY Strips

Grass fed NY Strips

Steak Grilling Tips

  • Take your meat out of the frige up to one hour before grilling. This will allow for even cooking of the steak so you don’t end up with a charred but raw steak.
  • Do NOT season your steaks before grilling. Season with salt and pepper after your steak comes off the grill.
  • If you don’t have a meat thermometer, you can push on the meat to check for doneness. It should feel like the fleshy mound under your thumb when your hand is relaxed for Rare (which is how I like it). Straighten all your fingers and that indicates Medium.
  • When your steaks come off the grill, let them rest for 10 minutes before serving. You can use this time to dress it with toppings and sauces.
Paleo Steak Sauce

Our cooked steaks

On to the sauce!

Chop up 2 green onions.

Paleo Steak Sauce - Green onionIf you are strictly Paleo, you can heat up 2 TBSP of coconut oil. Otherwise, if you are Primal, heat up 2 TBSP of Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter (I recently discovered I can buy it off Amazon – does this mean I will never have to leave the house?). Cook the green onion for 3-5 minutes.

Paleo Steak Sauce - fry green onion in butterAdd half a cup of your favorite Port and bring to a rolling boil.

Paleo Steak Sauce - add portReduce volume by half.

Paleo Steak Sauce - reduce port by half


Now add half a cup of your favorite beef stock. Bring to a boil and reduce by half again.

Paleo Steak Sauce - add stock and reduce by halfThis next step is optional if you are primal. Add 1 tsp Tapioca flour (mixed with 2 TBSP of stock) and stir.

Paleo Steak Sauce - Optional thickenerBring to a boil and you should have a nice thickened sauce. Correct seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.

Paleo Steak Sauce - finished sauce


Top your grilled steaks with some of these sautéed mushrooms and this Paleo Steak Sauce (don’t forget the carrots) and you have dinner!

Paleo Steak Sauce

Paleo Steak Sauce – Recipe

You’ll Need:

  • 2 TBSP Coconut Oil (or Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter if you are Primal)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Port
  • 1/2 cup  Beef Stock
  • 1 tsp Tapioca Flour (Optional for Primal) + 2 TBSP beef stock mixed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat up coconut oil or butter in  small saucepan
  2. Cook green onion for 5 minutes
  3. Add port and bring to a rolling boil. Reduce by half volume
  4. Add stock and reduce by half volume again
  5. If using Tapioca flour, add the tapioca flour and stock mixture and stir until sauce is thickened
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  7. Serve over steaks topped with sautéed mushrooms