An easy pan-seared steak which is marinated in beer for an intense dry-aged flavour then seared to develop a deep crust and basted in a garlicy herb butter. If you’ve ever wondered, how restaurants cook a steak so much better than a steak cooked at home, then follow this guide which reveals all of the top tips and tricks for a restaurant quality New York strip steak. This recipe will guide you through how to perfectly sear any cut of steak until cooked to your preferred doneness. Ideal for a date night to impress, served with steamed vegetables, mashed potatoes or oven chips.
- Marinating the steak in a beer of your choice gives the meat a ‘dry aged flavor’ which is absolutely delicious, this process would also work well with red wine.
- After removing the steak from the marinade use paper towels to pat dry. A dry surface will guarantee a better sear which adds extra flavor.
- Before cooking the steak preheat the pan until VERY hot.
- Cook the steak to your preferred doneness, searing for 1 minute on each side for rare, 2 minutes each side for medium and 4 minutes each side for well done.
- Use a cast iron skillet for best searing, you can also use a non-stick pan but the non-stick properties will reduce searing.
- 2 New York Strip Steaks, approximately 8oz each
- 1 litre Guinness
- 1/2 bulb of garlic
- 4 sprigs thyme
- Black pepper
- 2 tsp butter
- Himalayan salt, to taste
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- Place the steaks into a dish and cover with Guinness. Add ¼ tablespoon salt, 3 cloves of garlic and 2 sprigs of thyme. Allow the meat to marinate for at least 2 hours.
- Place a cast iron skillet on a high heat and preheat until it’s very hot then add 2 tablespoons olive oil .
- Cover the steaks with 1 tablepoons of olive oil then season with salt and pepper.
- Add the steaks to the pan and sear for 4-5 mins on each side.
- Then add the butter, garlic and thyme to the skillet.
- Tilt the skillet then spoon the foaming butter onto the steak, baste each side until your desired cooking.
- Transfer the steak to a cutting board and pour over the butter. Allow the steak to rest for at least 10 minutes then serve.