Sear and Bake Steak: Cooking a great piece of beef is a skill that transcends race, social status, nationality, and gender. When hot, sear both sides of the filets for 2-3 minutes. Total Time 18 mins. The method is similar to cooking perfect thick steaks on the grill: start at a low heat then finish over high heat to sear. Do you bake or broil steak after searing? Before beginning to prepare your steak, set the steak(s) out on the counter and allow them to warm at room temperature for at least 10 minutes, preferably 20 – 30 minutes, or up to an hour before cooking. Transfer skillet to oven. Add a small pat of butter on each steak and place the skillet on the middle oven rack. And throw in the garlic and rosemary as aromatics. His directions take about 4 minutes of total cook time for medium-rare steak, and 6 minutes or so for medium. Use a grill pan to create attractive seared-in grill marks -- in your kitchen, not at the outdoor grill. Benefits of the reverse sear method. Searing steak is so easy to do, I never order steak at restaurants anymore. This method is perfect because it combines the high-heat sear needed to flavor and crust the meat and finishes with a slow roast in the oven, which lets it all cook without overcooking the exterior. In an oven-safe pan (I love my 10-inch cast iron) over medium-high heat melt 1 tablespoon of butter or use oil. Then, you’re going to heat up your cast iron grill pan. And don’t forget to sear the ends. Use caution when removing pan from oven. A little pan sear on the stovetop, then cook your steak in the oven to your taste. Medium-Rare: Sear outsides then bake about 6-8 minutes in oven until temperature is 130°F and color is deep pink. Prep Time 4 mins. 2 years ago. Depending on the thickness of the steak, this could be 3-8 minutes. The warm oven dries the surface which removes the moisture for more efficient and effective pan-searing later on. The best results are easy with these simple step by step photo instructions. Bake a thick steak in the oven at 275°F and cook until the internal temperature reaches about 100°F. Cook Time 14 mins. Set a timer for 2 minutes. Now sear steaks for about 30 seconds on each side, then put your cast iron skillet back in the 500ºF oven. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Add to Collection Go to Collections. Here’s the foolproof method for making perfect, tender, and juicy pork tenderloin every time—in only about 20 minutes or so of active cooking. You can pan sear steak in your kitchen any time of year, in under 10 minutes, and … Step 6 Place the skillet in the oven and cook the steak for 2 to 3 min. Allow to sear for about 2 minutes until lightly browned. You want to get it really hot so that you can get a nice sear on your steaks.. After a quick sear, it’s time to finish them in the oven. 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