Pan-fried steak with basil butter

Pan-fried steak with basil butter

Based on 13 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

35 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

120 min

Ingredients

2Servings
250 g
beef steaks (e.g. entrecôte)
30 g
basil
lemon (juice)
50 g
butter
cloves
garlic
g
rosemary
g
thyme
20 ml
olive oil
¼ tsp
salt
¼ tsp
cayenne pepper
¼ tsp
pepper
salt
pepper
roasted potatoes for serving
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Utensils

cutting board, freezer bag, food processor, plastic wrap, citrus press (optional), rubber spatula, knife, oven, cast iron pan, spatula

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Nutrition per serving

Cal407
Fat38 g
Protein29 g
Carb2 g
  • Step 1/4

    Crush garlic cloves. Pluck rosemary and thyme leaves from their sprigs. Transfer steaks to a freezer bag and add herbs, garlic, and olive oil. Seal the freezer bag, rub marinade into the steaks, and marinate for at least 2 hrs.
    • cloves garlic
    • g rosemary
    • g thyme
    • 250 g beef steaks
    • 20 ml olive oil
    • cutting board
    • freezer bag

    Crush garlic cloves. Pluck rosemary and thyme leaves from their sprigs. Transfer steaks to a freezer bag and add herbs, garlic, and olive oil. Seal the freezer bag, rub marinade into the steaks, and marinate for at least 2 hrs.

  • Step 2/4

    Chop basil. Dice butter and add to a food processor. Juice lemon and add salt, cayenne, pepper, and basil. Blend until everything is incorporated. Transfer to a piece of plastic wrap, form into a log, and wrap tightly. Refrigerate for at least 30 min.
    • 30 g basil
    • lemon
    • 50 g butter
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
    • ¼ tsp pepper
    • food processor
    • plastic wrap
    • citrus press (optional)
    • rubber spatula
    • knife

    Chop basil. Dice butter and add to a food processor. Juice lemon and add salt, cayenne, pepper, and basil. Blend until everything is incorporated. Transfer to a piece of plastic wrap, form into a log, and wrap tightly. Refrigerate for at least 30 min.

  • Step 3/4

    Meanwhile, pre-heat oven to 60°C/120°F. Heat a cast iron pan over medium-high heat. Once pre-heated, remove steaks from freezer bag and transfer them to the pan, together with herbs and garlic. Sear for approx. 4 – 5 min. on both sides. Transfer steaks, herbs, and garlic to a soup plate. Cover with another plate and let rest in the oven at 60°C/120°F for approx. 8 – 10 min.
    • oven
    • cast iron pan
    • spatula

    Meanwhile, pre-heat oven to 60°C/120°F. Heat a cast iron pan over medium-high heat. Once pre-heated, remove steaks from freezer bag and transfer them to the pan, together with herbs and garlic. Sear for approx. 4 – 5 min. on both sides. Transfer steaks, herbs, and garlic to a soup plate. Cover with another plate and let rest in the oven at 60°C/120°F for approx. 8 – 10 min.

  • Step 4/4

    Remove basil butter from refrigerator and slice for serving. Remove steaks from the oven and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with basil butter on top and roasted potatoes on the side. Enjoy!
    • salt
    • pepper
    • roasted potatoes for serving
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Remove basil butter from refrigerator and slice for serving. Remove steaks from the oven and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with basil butter on top and roasted potatoes on the side. Enjoy!

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    Pan-fried steak with basil butter

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