The Perfect Steak (episode #7)

The Perfect Steak

Ingredients:

 the perfect steak
  • Steaks (Rib eye, New York Strip Porterhouse etc)
  • Salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • garlic
  • thyme

 

Steak Directions:

  1. Let meat come to room temperature before cooking (very important)
  2. Place heavy bottom pan on medium heat
  3. Season both sides generously with salt and pepper
  4. When pan starts to just steam (or lightly smoke) add olive oil
  5. Place meat in pan laying them away from you ( to prevent hot oil splatter on you)
  6. Sear both sides for about a minute each, then sear the side and finally render out the fat
  7. place garlic and thyme and butter in pan and ladle the mixture over the top, turning it every minute to assure even cooking
  8. When the steak is at the temperature you want (rare, medium rare, medium or well) remove to cutting board to rest
  9. ENJOY!!