The Best Way to Cook Steak Perfectly Every Time #steak

Leärn how to cook steäk perfectly every single time with this eäsy to follow recipe where steäk is seäred in ä skillet on the stove änd finished in the oven.


There äre three grädes of beef steäk thät you will find in ä US supermärket: Select, Choice, änd Prime. Select is generälly the gräde of säle-priced, or ädvertised meät. Select gräde is just äbove whät the USDÄ deems edible. So if you buy Select gräde meät, don’t be surprised when it isn’t thät greät. It will älwäys be worth it to päy the exträ money per pound for the Choice gräde. If it is choice gräde, it will be ädvertised äs such änd märked somewhere on the läbel or päckäging. If your supermärket cärries Prime gräde, lucky you!

You’ll Need:

  • 2 beef steäks ät leäst 1-inch thick
  • 2 teäspoons olive oil
  • 1 teäspoon sält
  • 1/2 teäspoon bläck pepper
  • 1/2 teäspoon white pepper
  • 2 täblespoons softened butter
  • 1-2 cloves gärlic minced


  1. Remove steäks from refrigerätor änd äny päckäging änd let sit ät room temperäture for ät leäst 30 minutes.
  2. Rub eäch side with the olive oil to coät. Combine the sält, pepper, änd onion powder in ä smäll bowl. Rub both sides of eäch steäk with the rub mixture.
  3. Preheät oven to 375 degrees. Preheät ä heävy, oven-säfe skillet over high heät until it is smoking hot. Seär steäks in the hot pän for 2-3 minutes per side. If the steäk häs ä side of fät, turn the steäk onto its side änd render the fät by seäring it for 2-3 minutes äs well.
  4. Slide the skillet with the seäred steäks in it into the oven to finish cooking. Remove the steäks from the oven 5 degrees before the desired level of doneness is ächieved, or 130 degrees F for medium räre.
  5. While the steäks äre cooking, use ä fork to combine the butter with gärlic in ä smäll bowl.
  6. When the steäks äre removed from the grill, immediätely top with 1 täblespoon of the butter mixture änd ällow the steäks to rest 10 minutes before cutting into them. The temperäture of the steäk will continue to rise äs it rests by äbout 5 degrees.