Smoked Hanger Steak

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Smoked hanger steak is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that is perfect for a quick dinner. The steak is first rubbed with a herb, then grilled or smoked until it is tender and juicy.

Smoked Hanger Steak
Smoked Hanger Steak

The Smoked Hanger Steak can be served with a variety of side dishes, but we think it pairs best with a simple salad of greens and cherry tomatoes. This recipe is sure to become a new favorite in your household!

Smoked Hanger Steak

Flavorful Smoked Hanger Steak you can try at home.

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 24 mins
Total Time 40 mins


Rosemary Steak Rub

  • 1 cup Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup granulated garlic

Chimi Churri Sauce

  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cup Vidalia onion
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • 2 hanger steaks
  • 1 tbsp Rosemary Steak Rub
  • 1 batch Chimi Churri Sauce
  • 1/4 cup hickory or mesquite wood chips
  • Smashed potatoes (optional)
  • Crispy fried onion rings (optional)


  • Rub the steak with ground rosemary steak rub and smoke with hickory or mesquite chips for about 15 minutes.
  • Finish the hanger steak on a hot grill (or grill pan) to sear the outside with a little charred texture and flavor and to cook it to desired doneness.
  • Serve the hanger steak with chimi churri sauce and smashed potatoes. I also like to top this dish with crispy fried onion rings.

Rosemary Steak Rub

  • Mix all ingredients together. Use as is to flavor steaks for grilling or grind finely for a more refined and smooth texture.

Chimi Churri Sauce

  • Combine all of the ingredients, except the olive oil, in the food processor and blend until well pureed.
  • With the food processor still running, drizzle in the olive oil until it is well combined.