20 Grilled-Steak Recipes to Celebrate July 4th

From tips on how to grill the best steaks of any kind to recipes for mixing it up on the grill, here are 20 steak recipes for your holiday cookout.

J. Kenji López-Alt

When it comes to a July 4th cookout, steak is one of our favorite things to cook on an open fire. Beef isn't always my first choice for a cookout, but there is something undeniably satisfying about a grilled steak, whether it's marinated or seasoned with salt and pepper alone.

From a basic grilled steak done right and a Thai-style steak salad to a spicy skirt steak sandwich, keep reading for 20 of our favorite grilled-steak recipes to enjoy on Independence Day. End up cooking too much meat? Don't worry—our roundup of recipes using leftover grilled meats offers some delicious ways to put yesterday's steak to use.