Broil a Perfect Steak

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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 2

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Broil a Perfect Steak

Ingredients

· 2 steaks· kosher salt· fresh coarse ground black pepper· olive oil

Instructions

Step 1ADDITIONAL ITEMS - Cast Iron Skillet, Spatula or Tongs.Step 2Bring your 1 to 2 inch steaks to room temperature and use a clean cloth to remove excess moisture.Step 3Move oven rack 6 inches from heating element.Step 4Pre-heat oven and skillet by setting the oven to broiler for 15 to 20 minutes.Step 5Rub steaks with olive oil, kosher salt and coarsely ground pepper. NOTE: Use any seasonings of your choice.Step 6Once 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.Step 7Close 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!Step 8Once seared, set the oven to 500F and cook using this Time Chart. Turn steaks half way through the remaining cooking time.Step 9Rare (120-130F)1" 0-1 minute, 1 1/4" 2-3 minute, 1 3/4" 4-5 minuteStep 10Medium (140-150F) 1" 2-3 minute, 1 1/4" 4-5 minute, 1 3/4" 6-7 minuteStep 11Medium Well(150-160F) 1" 4-5 minute, 1 1/4" 6-7 minute, 1 3/4" 8-9 minuteStep 12Remove steaks from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes.Step 13Serving on warm plates is recommended to maintain meat temperature.Step 14I can not stress this tip enough -- Keep the fork in the drawer until ready to eat. Never pierce the meat during cooking.