Pan Seared Rib Eye

Recipe by cooking_geek
READY IN: 15mins




  • Place 10 to 12-inch cast iron skillet in oven and heat oven to 500 degrees.
  • Bring steak (s) to room temperature.
  • When oven reaches temperature, remove pan and place on range over high heat.
  • Coat steak lightly with oil and season both sides with a generous pinch of salt.
  • Grind on black pepper to taste.
  • Immediately place steak in the middle of hot, dry pan.
  • Cook 30 seconds without moving.
  • Turn with tongs and cook another 30 seconds, then put the pan straight into the oven for 2 minutes.
  • Flip steak and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • (This time is for medium rare steaks. If you prefer medium, add a minute to both of the oven turns.) Remove steak from pan, cover loosely with foil, and rest for 2 minutes.
  • Serve whole or slice thin and fan onto plate.