Mains, Outdoor Cooking

Ultimate Smoked BBQ Steak

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total time: 26 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Ultimate Smoked BBQ Steak

Recipe tags


  • 4 x 225-280g ribeye steaks, approximately 2cm thick
  • 3 tsp teaspoons sunflower oil
  • 280g Sea salt and ground black pepper, as desired
  • 500g asparagus, trimmed

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    To install the grill plate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place, then close the lid

  • Step 2

    While holding the smoke box lid open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the smoke box until filled to the top. Then close smoke box lid.

  • Step 3

    Turn dial to GRILL. Press WOODFIRE FLAVOUR. Set temperature to HI and set time to 8 minutes (This will be well done). Select START/STOP to begin
    preheating (IGN and preheating will take approx. 10 minutes).

  • Step 4

    While unit is pre-heating, brush each steak on all sides with ½ tablespoon oil, then season with salt and pepper. Toss asparagus with remaining oil, then season with salt and pepper

  • Step 5

    When unit beeps to signify it has preheated and “ADD FOOD” is displayed, open lid and place steaks on grill, gently pressing them down to maximise grill marks. Close lid to begin cooking

  • Step 6

    When unit beeps and the display reads FLIP, open lid, use silicone-tipped tongs to flip the steaks. Close lid to continue cooking.

  • Step 7

    When unit beeps to signal the steaks are almost done cooking, open lid, transfer steaks to a cutting board, and let rest for 5 minutes.

  • Step 8

    While steaks are resting, place asparagus on grill plate and close lid. Turn dial to GRILL, set temperature to HI, and set time to 8 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking.

  • Step 9

    When cooking and resting are complete, open hood and remove asparagus from grill. Slice steaks and serve with asparagus.