How to Make the Perfect Skillet Steak Every Time

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy way to make steak, then look no further than the skillet. With a few simple ingredients and a bit of patience, you can make the perfect steak every time. Here are some tips for making the perfect skillet steak.

Choose the Right Cut of Steak

The first step in making the perfect skillet steak is to choose the right cut of steak. The best cuts of steak for pan-searing are ribeye, sirloin, and strip steaks. These cuts are well-marbled with fat, which helps them stay juicy and tender when cooked in a hot skillet. If you’re looking for an even more flavorful steak, try a filet mignon or New York strip.

Season Your Steak

Once you’ve chosen your cut of steak, it’s time to season it. Start by rubbing your steak with oil and then season it generously with salt and pepper. You can also add other herbs and spices such as garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, or cumin for extra flavor.

Cook Your Steak in a Hot Skillet

Now that your steak is seasoned, it’s time to cook it in a hot skillet. Heat your skillet over medium-high heat until it’s smoking hot. Add some oil or butter to the pan and then place your steak in the center of the pan. Let it cook undisturbed for 2-3 minutes until it develops a golden brown crust on one side. Flip your steak over and cook for another 2-3 minutes until it reaches your desired doneness (rare, medium rare, medium, etc.). Once your steak is cooked to perfection, remove it from the pan and let it rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Making the perfect skillet steak doesn’t have to be complicated or intimidating. With these simple tips you can make a delicious and juicy steak every time.

This text was generated using a large language model, and select text has been reviewed and moderated for purposes such as readability.