Introduction: Properly Seared Steak

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This is an instructable for how to perfectly sear a steak.

This is not about marinating or cooking it is not a recipe. This just the skill of searing. You will have to add your ingredients and cooking techniques to it.

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Step 1: Steak to Room Temp

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You should bring your steak to room temperature before you cook. This will help prevent burning the outside while waiting for the inside to cook.

Step 2: Preheat the Skillet

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You will need an oven safe skillet. Cast iron skillets are great.

Step 3: Pay Dry

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Pat dry the steak.

Step 4: Season the Steak

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If you have not done a marinade or something, add a drizzle of olive oil and salt and pepper.

Step 5: Put Pan Over Medium-high Heat

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Take the pan out of the oven and place it on the burner over medium high heat.

Step 6: Sear

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Using tongs place the steak in the pan. Sear it for a minute or two. Until the sides start to brown.

Flip it over and repeat. Another minute.

Step 7: Sear the Edges

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Hold each edge on the skillet until it is nicely browned on the edges.

Step 8: Bake

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Put the skillet in the oven on 400 till desired doneness.

*Use a meat thermometer.

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Step 9: Let Stand

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Let stand at least one minute.


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