Skillet-Fried Porterhouse with Bourbon-Chipotle Butter | Schnucks

Skillet-Fried Porterhouse with Bourbon-Chipotle Butter

Beef, Dinner, Sauces, Jams & Marinades, Valentine's Day

Up your steak game with our Bourbon-Chipotle butter.



Up your steak game with our Bourbon-Chipotle butter.


  • 2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Schnucks dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp. Schnucks ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 Certified Angus Beef® porterhouse steak (1" thick)
  • 2 tbsp. Schnucks olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. Bourbon-Chipotle Butter (see recipe notes)
  • fresh oregano sprigs for garnish (optional)


  1. First, prepare Bourbon-Chipotle Butter (see recipe notes).
  2. Next, in small bowl, combine black pepper, paprika, salt, oregano and cayenne. Sprinkle both sides of steak with seasoning mixture; coat steak with oil and let stand 30 minutes.
  3. Heat medium cast iron skillet over high heat until hot.
  4. Add steak and cook 10 minutes or until browned and internal temperature reaches 145°F for medium doneness, turning once halfway through cooking; top steak with Bourbon-Chipotle Butter during last 2 minutes of cooking. Let stand 5 minutes before serving; garnish with oregano sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Bourbon-Chipotle Butter

In medium bowl, stir together all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate up to 5 days. Makes about 1 cup. Serve leftover butter over sautéed vegetables, stir into scrambled eggs or mashed potatoes, or use in a Southwest-inspired shrimp scampi.

  • 1/2 cup Schnucks unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 tbsp. bourbon whiskey
  • 2 tbsp. chopped chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 tbsp. fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed with press
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
    Cook's Wisdom

    If using a thinner steak, reduce heat to medium to finish cooking the steak once the outside has browned.

        Nutrition Facts

        776 CALORIES Per Serving

        FAT: 54G

        SATURATED FAT: 21G

        CHOLESTEROL: 157MG

        SODIUM: 1393MG


        FIBER: 2G

        SUGAR: 0G

        PROTEIN: 52G

        Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe.