Simple Steak

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  • 2 steaks (any kind will do)

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Paprika

  • Garlic powder


  • Run frozen steaks (still in packaging) under cool water

  • Preheat oven to 400°

  • As soon as there is slight give to the outer layer of meat, unwrap and dry the meat thoroughly. (Meat should have just enough give for the seasonings to stick to it)

  • Season to taste with salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, or whatever sounds good to you really.

  • Heat cast iron pan to high heat then add 2 TBSP of oil.

  • Sear each side of the steaks, approximately 3 minutes on each side.

  • Put steaks into the preheated oven until desired internal temperature is reached, about 10 minutes for medium rare on a 1” steak.

  • Let meat rest for at least 8-10 minutes before serving!

Internal Temperature Guide

Rare: 120 F - 130 F

Medium-rare: 130 F - 140 F

Medium: 140 F - 150 F

Medium-well: 150 F - 160 F

Well done: 160 F and above

Note: you can add things like butter and rosemary to you pan right before adding it to the oven to give it a little extra something.