Salt-Fried Rib-Eye Steak

Recipe by JoJoStar
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (7/8 lb) rib eye steaks (should be 1-1/4 inches thick (1-3/4 pounds total)
  • 4
    teaspoons kosher salt
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pat steaks dry.
  • Sprinkle salt evenly in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet.
  • Heat skillet over moderately high heat until faint wisps of smoke are visible.
  • Add steaks and cook, shaking skillet after 1 or 2 minutes to loosen them from the bottom, for 6 minutes.
  • Turn steaks over and cook for 5 minutes more for medium-rare.
  • Transfer to a cutting board and let stand, loosely covered with foil, for 5 minutes before slicing.
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