Pan-frying of a steak



Everyone pan fries a steak in their own way, and this is mine. Use it or don’t use it. But have fun with it.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 2


  • 1 tbsp olivd oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 x 250-300 g steak Rib eye, sirloin, rump, filet
  • sea salt flaky
  • black pepper freshly ground
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary

Serving suggestion

  • olive oil
  • rocket
  • parmesan shavings
  • zucchini thinly sliced
  • a lemon wedge


  • Preheatthe oven to 200°C
  • Season the steaks with salt & pepper
  • Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan thenon a moderate temperature add the butter, as the butter melts and begins tosizzle place the steaks into the pan and fry for about 5 minutes on each sidedepending on how well-done you prefer your steak. When you turn the steak over,add the garlic, thyme & rosemary into the hot butter.
  • Using a spoon, pour the hot butter over thesteak as it cooks in the pan.
  • You can finish the steak off in the oven forabout 5 minutes or a bit longer if you’d prefer it well done. Remove from theoven & rest the steak for about 10 minutes
  • To serve, arrange the rocket, parmesanshavings & zucchini onto a dinner plate. Slice the steak and serve.
  • You can also use this method to cook lambchops or pork chops


Keyword Fry, gourmet, Steak


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