Invite your friends over, fire up the grill, and get ready to have a steak dinner gathering! This quick guide will show you how to cook steak three ways: on a cast iron pan, a carbon steel skillet, and grilled. Whether you like your steak rare, medium, or well-done, we’ve got you covered.

How To Cook Steak On A Cast Iron Pan:

Ingredients:

  • 1 (1-inch-thick) boneless ribeye or New York strip steak
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Fresh herbs for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Season your steak with salt and pepper on both sides.

3. Heat a cast iron pan over medium-high heat and add vegetable oil.

4. Once the pan is hot, place the steak in the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes per side, or until browned.

5. Reduce the heat to medium and add butter and garlic to the pan.

6. Cook the steak for another 3-5 minutes per side, or until it reaches the desired level of doneness.

7. Remove the steak from the pan and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting into it.

8. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.

How To Cook Steak On A Carbon Steel Skillet

Ingredients:

  • 1 (1-inch-thick) boneless ribeye or New York strip steak
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Fresh herbs for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Season your steak with salt and pepper on both sides.

3. Heat a carbon steel skillet over medium-high heat and add vegetable oil.

4. Once the pan is hot, place the steak in the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes per side, or until browned.

5. Reduce the heat to medium and add butter and garlic to the pan.

6. Cook the steak for another 3-5 minutes per side, or until it reaches the desired level of doneness.

7. Remove the steak from the pan and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting into it.

8. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.

How To Grill Steak

Ingredients:

  • 1 (1-inch-thick) boneless ribeye or New York strip steak
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Instructions:

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Season your steak with salt and pepper on both sides.

3. Brush the steak with vegetable oil.

4. Grill the steak for 3-5 minutes per side, or until it reaches the desired level of doneness.

5. Remove the steak from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting into it.

In A Nutshell

Now that you know how to cook steak 3 ways, it’s time to fire up the grill and get cooking! Whether you prefer your steak rare, medium, or well-done, we hope you enjoy your steak dinner gathering. Need more inspiration? Check out the below 7 Easy Steak Recipes!

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With so many options on the market, it might be difficult to find the best pan material for your needs. If you're searching for a carbon steel skillet to cook up some steaks, we have a blog article that explains what makes these pans unique.

We've also compiled a list of our favorite skillets so you can pick one without spending hours comparing different products. Check out our below blog post to get started!

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Happy cooking!

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