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Ancho Crusted Porterhouse Steak Recipe

Serve yourself up a gorgeous porterhouse steak that has been rubbed generously with ancho powder, pan seared to perfection and bathed in melted butter. Here is the recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 921kcal


  • 1 1-1/2 inch thick porterhouse steak about 1.5 pounds
  • 2 tablespoons ancho powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil such as avocado oil
  • 2 pads of butter
  • Easy Chimichurri Verde Recipe  optional


  • Rub the ancho, garlic, salt and pepper into each side of the porterhouse steak. Get it good and in there.
  • Heat a cast iron pan to medium-high heat and add the oil.
  • Set the ancho-rubbed porterhouse into the pan and let it sit for 5 minutes, without touching it.
  • Flip and add the butter over the top. Cook for 4 minutes more.
  • Remove the steak from the heat and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!


Calories: 921kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 72g | Fat: 66g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 324mg | Potassium: 1254mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 2370IU | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 8.4mg