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New York strip steaks in a pan with butter, garlic, and rosemary.

How to Cook New York Strip Steak Perfectly

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Rest Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 21 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

DESCRIPTION

Fresh herbs, garlic, and butter help create an amazing steak. Try serving with baked potatoes and your favorite veggies.
The timing in this recipe cooks the steak to medium.


Ingredients

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  • 2 (¾ lb.) New York strip steaks
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 Tbsp. salted butter
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed

Instructions

  1. Sprinkle salt evenly over all sides of both steaks. Rub salt into each side and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add steaks. Cook 2 minutes. 
  3. Add butter, rosemary, thyme, and garlic to pan. Stir to distribute throughout pan as it melts.
  4. Flip steaks. Reduce heat to medium. Cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes for medium, basting top of steaks with butter.
  5. Transfer steaks to a cutting board. Let rest 5 minutes before serving.
  6. Transfer butter and pan juices to small ramekin or heat-proof container for serving with steaks.