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How To Cook A Tender Steak

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Tender Steak.


1. Bring the steak to room temperature. Take the steak out of the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before cooking. Allowing the steak to come to room temperature will ensure an even cook.

Season the steak

2. Generously season both sides of the steak with salt and pepper. If desired, additional spices can also be used to season the steak, such as garlic powder, paprika, cumin, etc.

Heat a skillet

3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to the skillet, and heat until the oil is shimmering and just beginning to smoke.

Cook the steak

4. Carefully place the steak in the skillet and let it cook for 3-5 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness of the steak. Do not move the steak around while it is cooking.

5. Use a meat thermometer to check the temperature of the steak. Cook until the steak is an internal temperature of 125-130°F for medium-rare, or 135-145°F for medium.

Remove the steak from the skillet

6. Once the steak has reached the desired temperature, remove it from the skillet and transfer it to a plate. Let the steak rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.


7. Slice the steak and serve. Enjoy!

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