Maple Smoked Cheddar Rib Eye

by Roger Mooking

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 5 min
Yields 4 servings
maple smoked cheddar rib eye

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground coriander
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground black pepper
  • 4 Rib Eye steaks 8 oz (240 g) each
  • A few pinches of salt
  • 4 oz (125 g) Canadian Maple Smoked Cheddar in 4 slices
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) dried or fresh thyme

Preparation

Barbecue method

Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Thoroughly combine cumin, coriander, paprika and black pepper, and sprinkle evenly on both sides of the steaks. Season steaks on both sides with salt.

Place steaks on grill and cook until seared on one side, approximately 2 minutes. Flip and place a cheese slice on top of each steak, followed by evenly sprinkled dried or fresh thyme. Cook steak to desired doneness.

Remove from grill and allow to rest for 2 minutes. Serve with vegetables of your choice.

Pan method

Preheat oven broiler.

Preheat a large cast-iron skillet to medium-high heat.

Thoroughly combine cumin, coriander, paprika and black pepper, and sprinkle evenly on both sides of the steaks. Season steaks on both sides with salt.

Place steaks in a dry pan and cook until seared on one side, flip and cook to desired doneness. Cover each steak with a cheese slice, then sprinkle evenly with dried or fresh thyme. Place under broiler until cheese starts bubbling, approximately 1 minute.

Remove from oven and allow to rest for 2 minutes. Serve with vegetables of your choice.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Sharp Cheddar or Jalapeno Havarti.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 517 Calories
Protein: 51 g
Carbohydrate: 5 g
Fat: 33 g
Fibre: 0.7 g
Sodium: 396 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 19 % / 214 mg
Vitamin B12: 347 %
Zinc: 206 %
Selenium: 123 %
Phosphorus: 56 %