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High Plains Bison

Maytag Bleu Cheese Crusted Bison Steak

Crusted bleu cheese adds stunning tangy flavor to a juicy HIgh Plains Bison filet. It’s an easy recipe with a beautiful presentation that pairs wonderfully with French frites.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bison, bison filet, bison steak, bleu cheese, bleu cheese steak, filet mignon, high plains bison
Servings: 4


  • 4 (6 oz.) High Plains Bison steak
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 oz Maytag Bleu Cheese


  • Preheat broiler.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle both sides of steaks with salt, and a generous amount of ground black pepper. Add to skillet, and cook about 4 minutes per side for medium doneness.
  • Transfer steaks to a broiler pan, and top each with 1 oz. bleu cheese.
  • Place on top rack of oven, and broil until a light crust forms on the cheese.
  • Remove from oven, and place on a serving platter; keep warm.
  • In the same skillet you cooked the steaks, return to medium-high heat and add remaining 4 tablespoons of butter. Melt butter, and cook until it begins to turn a light brown color.
  • Remove from heat, and spoon over crusted steaks.