Broil a Perfect Steak

Recipe by Kimc12
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 2 Steaks
UNITS: US
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DIRECTIONS

  • ADDITIONAL ITEMS - Cast Iron Skillet, Spatula or Tongs.
  • Bring your 1 to 2 inch steaks to room temperature and use a clean cloth to remove excess moisture.
  • Move oven rack 6 inches from heating element.
  • Pre-heat oven and skillet by setting the oven to broiler for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Rub steaks with olive oil, kosher salt and coarsely ground pepper. NOTE: Use any seasonings of your choice.
  • Once the skillet is pre-heated, pull out the oven rack and carefully lay steaks on the skillet. NOTE: Pan is Extermely Hot and will spit and splatter.
  • Close oven and sear the steaks for 3 minutes on one side, turn and sear the opposite side for 3 minutes. DO NOT USE A FORK TO TURN STEAKS!
  • Once seared, set the oven to 500F and cook using this Time Chart. Turn steaks half way through the remaining cooking time.
  • Rare (120-130F)1" 0-1 minute, 1 1/4" 2-3 minute, 1 3/4" 4-5 minute
  • Medium (140-150F) 1" 2-3 minute, 1 1/4" 4-5 minute, 1 3/4" 6-7 minute
  • Medium Well(150-160F) 1" 4-5 minute, 1 1/4" 6-7 minute, 1 3/4" 8-9 minute
  • Remove steaks from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Serving on warm plates is recommended to maintain meat temperature.
  • I can not stress this tip enough -- Keep the fork in the drawer until ready to eat. Never pierce the meat during cooking.
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