How to cook the perfect steak

Sear a steak this way and you'll never look back

How to Pan-Sear the Perfect Steak

This video shows you how to make sure you pan-sear a steak to perfection.

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Here's what you need to do:

1. Choose a well-marbled steak as the fat will add more flavour.

2. Salt it extremely well.

3. Use a cast iron pan and get it smoking hot.

4. Let it brown, then brown the other side, making sure you sear the edges too.

5. Add some butter and apply it to the outside.

6. Check it's done using a meat thermometer. For rare, cook to 115F.

7. Let it rest for 10 minutes, then carve against the grain.

8. Enjoy!

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