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Pork Steaks

A common staple in the central part of the United States, the pork steak is a summertime bbq right of passage.  Cooked perfectly, the meat should be complimented and not overpowered by the rub, smoke or sauce.  
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Rest at Room Temp.20 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pineapple, pork steak
Servings: 1 pork steak


  • 1 ½ Inch thick cut pork steaks
  • Shot in the Dark How ‘Bout Them Apples Rub

Aluminum Foil Wrap

  • 1/4 C Apple Juice
  • 4 TBSP Brown Sugar
  • BBQ Sauce
  • 2 TBSP Butter


  • Coat both sides of pork steaks with apple rub, let set to room temperature (about 20-30 mins.). Grill/smoke pork steaks to 145 degrees internal temperature. For wrap layer 1 Tablespoon of Butter, half of brown sugar and bbq sauce on foil, mix together. Lay pork steak on mixture, repeat mixture on top of pork steak. Add ¼ C of apple juice to each wrap, not pouring over the pork steak to ensure mixture does not wash off. Wrap tightly and return to grill. For Steam until tender (175-180 internal temp, or desired tenderness)