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Grilled Picanha

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Grilled Picanha

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes

Effort

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Pellets

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We’re taking one of Brazil’s favorite cuts of beef – picanha and letting the wood-fired flavor of your Traeger do all the heavy lifting. Just season this juicy steak with salt and serve it like the gaúcho’s do in Brazil.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 (2-1/2 lb) Snake River Farms Wagyu Picanha

  • coarse kosher salt

Steps

  • 1

    Cut the picanha into steaks about 1 inch thick. Fold them in half to form a "C" shape with the fat cap on the outer edge.
    Ingredients
    • 1 (2-1/2 lb) Snake River Farms Wagyu Picanha

  • 2

    Thread the steaks onto a skewer, one on top of the other. Season generously with coarse salt and leave at room temperature while the grill heats up.
    Ingredients
    • As Needed coarse kosher salt

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill500 ˚F
  • 4

    Place the skewered steaks directly on the grill grate and cook for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until desired internal temperature is reached, 130℉ for medium-rare.
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    Grill500 ˚F
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    Probe130 ˚F
  • 5

    Let rest 5 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

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