Skillet Steaks with Garlic Browned Butter

Skillet Steaks with Garlic Browned Butter

Southern Cast Iron Summer 2016Enriched by flavorful pan juices, this simple pan sauce transforms the flavor of these hearty steaks. Get more Cast-Iron Cookout recipes in our summer issue, available at this link.


Skillet Steaks with Garlic Browned Butter
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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  1. 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  2. 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  3. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  4. 2 (11⁄2-inch-thick) T-bone steaks
  5. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  6. 3 tablespoons butter
  7. 2 cloves garlic, halved
  8. Garnish: fresh oregano
  1. Preheat grill to high heat (400° to 450°). Preheat a 12-inch cast-iron skillet on grill 15 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Sprinkle both sides of steaks with spice mixture.
  3. Add oil to skillet (oil should smoke); place steaks in skillet. Cook, uncovered, until browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Turn steaks; cook, covered, 4 minutes more. Uncover; add butter and garlic to skillet. Cook until butter is browned, 2 to 3 minutes more. Carefully remove skillet from grill; spoon butter over steaks. Garnish with oregano, if desired.
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