How to Make Pan-Seared Baked Steak


Baking a steak before searing it is unconventional, but it is a method you can use to cook a perfect steak every time. The baking cooks the meat just right. The searing seals in the flavor and crisps the outside.

Things You'll Need

  • One large steak
  • Two tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • One large saute pan
  • Preheated oven to 450 degrees
  • Salt and pepper
  • One oven mitt
  • Season both sides of steak with salt and pepper.

  • Poor olive oil into a saute pan and place it over medium-high heat.

  • Place a seasoned piece of steak into the pan once the oil begins to smoke.

  • Allow the steak to sear in the oil for exactly two minutes.

  • Put on an oven mitt and slide the entire pan with the steak still cooking into the preheated oven.

  • Cook the seared steak in the oven for 10 minutes without flipping for medium to medium-rare temperature. (Add three to five minutes to the baking time for a well done steak.)

  • Put on oven mitt again and remove hot pan from oven.

  • Place the steak on plate and serve it immediately.

Tips & Warnings

  • The cooking times will be close, but check for exact doneness using an instant read thermometer.
  • Oil will spatter while cooking, so be sure to use caution when handling the hot pan.

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