Soften the butter to room temperature and add it to a small food processor
Wash and chop one tablespoon of fresh herbs. Use what you have available from the garden. If you use dried herbs, start with one teaspoon.
Add two cloves of garlic and pulse the food processor until the herbs and garlic are well mixed. Be careful not to over-mix as the butter will heat up and melt.
Add the mixture to a piece of Press N Seal and roll it into a log shape. Refrigerate to harden.
Grill the Bison
Add the two bison steaks to a Ziploc bag and add in the olive oil, salt and pepper. Work it with your hands to make sure the steaks are well-coated.
Set your grill to 400 degrees and add the steaks. Since this is a lean cut of meat, use a temperature probe to make sure you do not over-cook it.
Grill for five minutes and turn over.
Grill for another five minutes or until the steaks are five degrees below your desired temperature. I removed mine at 135 degrees for a medium rare.
While the steaks are resting, add the herb butter and brush it to cover.
Slice thinly and serve!
Bison is very mild, so don't use too much salt and pepper. It will not have much marbling and can easily become overcooked. Thermometer: Use a wireless meat thermometer to make sure you cook it to medium rare or medium.Meal Prep: Go ahead and make this herbed butter up to one month ahead of time. That's right, you can make this weeks ahead and use it multiple times. When to Add Butter: Add the butter while the meat is fresh off the grill as it rests. The temperature of the meat will melt the herb butter. Storage: If there are any leftovers, store them in a sealed container for up to 3 days. Reheat using the microwave for 1-2 minutes.Internal Temperature: USDA suggests grilling bison to 145 degrees. Grill Temperature: The other thing to watch out for is to make sure you are patient in waiting for the grill to heat up to a good 400 degrees. When you cook at 350, you are going to get more of a “baking” look and feel to the steak rather than those crisp grill marks you love. Enjoy the time and allow the grill to heat up so you are happy with the end result. Going even higher to 425-450 will make amazing grill marks and cook the outside wicked fast and help create that crust.