How to Cook a New York Strip Steak in a Pan

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Things You'll Need

  • 2 12 oz. New York strip steaks

  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup ketchup

  • 1 tbsp. honey

  • 2 tsp. chile powder

  • 2 tsp. mustard powder

  • 1 tbsp. horseradish

  • 1 small pan

  • 1 large pan

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Cut from the strip loin part of a cow, a New York strip steak is one of the larger cuts of steak. The strip loin is a large muscle, and is very tender, making the New York strip steak a very desirable steak. There are several ways one can cook a New York strip steak. Grilling is preferred during summer months, while pan frying is practical during the winter.

Step 1

Set your New York strip steaks out so that they can reach room temperature before you cook them.

Step 2

Place your pans on the stove and turn the heat setting to a medium-high heat setting.

Step 3

Rub 1/2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil on each side of the New York strip steaks. Lay the steaks in the large pan as soon as it is fully heated.

Step 4

Place the ketchup, honey, chile powder, mustard powder, and horseradish in the small pan. Mix them together with a wooden spoon. Let the mixture cook for five minutes before removing it from the heat.

Step 5

Cook your New York strip steaks for six minutes. Pour a quarter of the mixture in the small frying pan over the top of each steak.

Step 6

Flip the steaks over and cook another six minutes. Top with the remaining mixture from the small plate. Serve hot.


New York strip steaks go great with veggies and a potato.

If you want your steak to be well done, then you can cook it an additional two minutes on each side.


The FDA recommends that all meat be cooked to an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees F. Otherwise you run the risk of becoming sick with a food-borne illness.