How to Cook Steak Perfect every time!

I think cooking steak correctly is one of those things that once you master it, it feels like a huge achievement as a budding home cook, I know it was for me. Trust me, I ruined many steaks when I first started to cook.

And once it clicks, you realise, cooking the perfect steak is pretty simple.

Simple herbs, butter and a littler care is all you need, my favourite ingredients are Rosemary, garlic and good quality butter, thats it, but you can use what ever you like for yours.

T Bone

Perfect Steak Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, British


  • Steak of Choice I used T Bone here
  • 4 Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 Sprigs of Rosemary
  • 75 g Unsalted Butter
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Salt and Pepper To Season


  • Bring to room temp: Take the steak out of the fridge 30 minutes prior to bring to room temperature.
    Dry steaks: Pat dry with paper towels and salt the steaks to draw out as much moisture as possible
  • Heat skillet: Heat oil in a heavy based skillet/frying pan over high heat until it is very hot, smoking.
    Season your steaks now.
    Add a knob of butter, this will bubble at first, and then start to calm down and slightly brown
  • Gently add steak to the pan: lay the steak away from you so as to not splash hot oil on yourself.
    Do not move or touch the steak and cook for 2-3 minutes depending on your preferred pinkness, I like medium rare, so 3 minutes for me.
  • Turn and Baste: Now turn the steak and whilst cooking this side, add your herbs, garlic and rest of butter, tilt the pan, and baste for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove and Rest: Take the Steak from the hot pan, and set aside to rest, loosely cover with foil.
    You want to rest the steak for at leat 5 minutes, preferably 10.
  • Plate Up: Serve your steak and enjoy!
Keyword Beef Taco, Rib Eye, Sirloin, Steak, T Bone