The Perfect Skillet Steak and Veg

The Perfect Skillet Steak and Veg

Juicy and tender is how a really good rib eye should be and with an even equal delicious side dish prepared in a skillet makes your steak and vegetables the perfect 20 minute meal!

the perfect steak and veg

Preparation 6-8 Minutes!

  1. Room temperature steaks because they always cook better when well rested.
  2. Salt & Pepper or steak season your steaks on both sides and set aside just before you cook them.
  3. Rinse and chop up some carrots.
  4. Using the back of a knife press down on the unpeeled garlic to slightly crush it but not completely.
  5. Roughly slice some onion.
  6. Heat you skillet

That’s the prep done and now time to cook it up;


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Things to remember when making your steak

The pan must be hot
Don’t be afraid of using good fats or you end up with a non so tender & juicy steak
Do not overcook the steak please it’s like overcooked eggs, please no.
Please
don’t repeatedly keep turning the steak around and over and NO. Just turn once and be done. It needs to cook evenly on both sides and you only toughen it by repetition.

How long should you cook your steak?

It depends are you using a rib eye steak or a more regular cut of meat like T-bone because depending how thick it is you need about 3 to 4 minutes a side for a thicker bigger steak.
This rib eye was done for about 3 minutes on each side because its a smaller steak. Even a bit less on the 2nd side.

What if you are not sure when to turn it over?

In that case use your tongs to gently lift it half way up and peep to see if its brown enough rather than turning it over completely. Remember that you are trying to maintain even cooking here.

the perfect steak and veg

 

TIME TO PIN THIS STEAK RECIPE TO YOUR BOARD FOR LATER

 

If you eat meat then you probably enjoy a good steak so if and when you are going to be preparing it for dinner you may as well make it taste amazing!  This steak was cooked in a skillet but if you don’t have a skillet use a regular pan and just follow the easy recipe.

Ready?  Let’s do this 🙂

 

THE PERFECT STEAK AND VEG

It's tender, juicy and served with a wonderful vegetable side dish. Chances are that if you do eat meat you will enjoy a really perfect steak and veg. 
Course Dinner
Keyword dinner, meat, perfect steak, rib eye, skillet, steak
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

  • 2 rib eye steaks
  • 4 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 4 garlic cloves unpeeled
  • 2 T unsalted butter
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 cups mix rocket, lettuce & baby spinach
  • salt, pepper & chili spice

perfect steak and veg


METHOD FOR VEGGIES.

Heat the oven to 190 degrees.

Heat the skillet and when its hot add the butter and oil to melt.

Toss the the carrots in and sprinkle with salt, pepper & chili spice.

Cook the carrots for about 6-8 minutes while intermittent turning to stop them from burning.

Add whole unpeeled garlic cloves

Turn everything over once more and transfer to a hot oven for another 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown.

METHOD FOR STEAK.

Heat the skillet on the stove.

Season the already rested steaks on both sides.

Once the pan is hot add the butter into the skillet to melt and then add your olive oil to mix with the butter.
Gently lay down you steaks to cook in the butter and oil mix.

Let it cook for about 3 minutes without turning and then cook it on the other side. The other side may need just under 3 minutes for even cooking.

Using tongs gently lift the steak and place in another plate. Let it rest even for a minute or two while you serve up the greens.

Serve with roasted veg and greens.

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