Perfect Whiskey Brown Sugar Grilled Steak

Looking for a perfect grilling recipe for Father’s Day? This whiskey brown sugar marinade from Carla Hall is PERFECTION!

Is there anything better than a perfectly grilled steak? I think not! Treat your dad to a delicious, juicy steak this Father’s Day. You really can’t go wrong with whiskey–especially for Dad’s special day! The marinade of brown sugar, soy and garlic gives this steak and amazing flavor.

You’ll Need:

  • 1/3 cup Whiskey of choice
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1.5 pounds Certified Angus New York Strip Steak from Meijer


  1. In a bowl, whisk together all marinade ingredients. Pour into a zipper lock baggie.
  2. Add steak. Marinade 1 hour to overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. To grill, remove from marinade. Pat dry.
  4. Grill on 4-5 minutes on each side, or to desired temperature.
  5. Let steak rest for 10 minutes before slicing into strips.


  • Serve with grilled veggies, such as green beans, asparagus or zucchini.