Pan Seared Steak with Garlic Butter
This Steak Recipe is practically guaranteed to become one of your favorite ways to prepare steak! It’s so easy and the end results are simple yet so incredibly delicious. It doesn’t take much when you start with a good steak, just a bit of butter and garlic (and thyme if you’ve got it) and you’ve got a steak people will remember.
Out of just about any food steak was always one of the most intimidating things for me to cook. I don’t know what it was maybe the high price tag and how they can easily be overcooked but with a few simple tips (as mentioned below) steak can be a breeze to cook.
It’s one of my husband and kids favorite foods so I’ve been trying to cook it once a month and this method has been my favorite lately. I just can’t get enough of that crispy browned exterior and that rich garlicy butter.
- 2 (12 oz) Ribeye or New York strip steaks (about 1 1/4-inches thick)
- 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 3/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed