How To Cook The Perfect Steak

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How To Cook The Perfect Steak

45 minutes
Calories 440kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 rib eye steaks (or large boneless strip, 1 ½ - 1 ¾ inch / 4 - 4 ½ cm thick, 800 g/ 1.76 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (or large boneless strip, 1 ½ - 1 ¾ inch / 4 - 4 ½ cm thick, 800 g/ 1.76 lb)
  • steak sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 135 °C/ 275 °F.
  • Remove the steaks from the fridge.
  • Pat the steaks dry using a paper towel.
  • Cut each steak in half vertically to create four evenly sized steaks.
  • Season the steaks with salt and pepper.
  • Press the sides of the steaks in until uniform 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) thick.
  • Place the steaks on a wire rack set in rimmed baking sheet lined with aluminium foil.
  • Place in the oven.
  • Cook for 20-25 minutes until meat registers 32-35 °C/ 90-95 °F (for rare to medium-rare) - I like mine rare - ...
  • ...
  • or 25-30 minutes until meat registers 38-40 °C/ 100-105 °F (for medium).
  • If using filet mignon steaks, increase the cooking time by about 5 minutes.
  • Heat a large skillet greased with ghee over a high heat.
  • Cook for 1 1/2 - 2 minutes on one side, lifting once halfway through cooking to redistribute fat underneath each steak.
  • Using tongs, turn and cook until well browned on the second side for 2 - 2 1/2 minutes.
  • It is essential to sear the steaks briefly in order to keep the meat directly under the crust from turning grey.
  • Transfer all the steaks to a clean wire rack and reduce the heat under the pan to medium.
  • Holding two steaks at a time together, return to the pan and sear on all sides until browned, for about 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Repeat for the remaining two steaks.
  • Meanwhile, prepare your favourite steak sauce or try with Gremolata, Hollandaise, Ranch Dressing, Marinara Sauce or Keto Cheese Sauce.
  • Serve with Creamy Keto Mash or Greek Salad!

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:39:52.

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