Butter-Basted Rib Eye Steak Recipe | MeatKing.hk's Culinary Creations

Butter-Basted Rib Eye Steak Recipe: A Sizzling Culinary Delight

Few culinary experiences can rival the satisfaction of savoring a perfectly cooked ribeye steak. Now, imagine taking that delectable delight to the next level with a luscious butter basting. Welcome to the world of the Butter-Basted Rib Eye Steak—a symphony of flavors, tenderness, and culinary finesse. Join us as we embark on a sizzling culinary journey and unveil the secrets of this mouthwatering masterpiece.

Ingredients You'll Need

Before we dive into the cooking process, let's gather the ingredients:

  • 2 Ribeye Steaks (approximately 1 to 1.5 inches thick)
  • 2 tablespoons of high-quality unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and smashed
  • A few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil for searing

Step 1: Preparing the Ribeye Steaks

  1. Bring the Steaks to Room Temperature: Take the ribeye steaks out of the refrigerator about 30 minutes before cooking. This allows them to come to room temperature, ensuring even cooking.

  2. Season Generously: Season the steaks on both sides with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Don't be shy with the seasoning; it helps enhance the flavors.

Step 2: Searing the Steaks

  1. Heat Your Pan: Choose a heavy-bottomed skillet or cast-iron pan. Heat it over high heat and add a splash of olive oil. When the oil shimmers and begins to smoke slightly, it's ready.

  2. Sear the Steaks: Place the seasoned ribeye steaks in the hot pan. Sear for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until you achieve a beautiful crust. For medium-rare, aim for an internal temperature of around 130°F (54°C). Use a meat thermometer for accuracy.

Step 3: Butter-Basting Magic

  1. Add the Butter and Aromatics: Reduce the heat to medium and add the unsalted butter, smashed garlic cloves, and fresh thyme sprigs to the pan.

  2. Baste the Steaks: Tilt the pan slightly, allowing the melted butter to pool on one side. With a spoon, continuously baste the ribeye steaks with the aromatic butter for about 2-3 minutes. This infuses them with incredible flavor and helps keep them moist.

  3. Rest the Steaks: Remove the steaks from the pan and let them rest for a few minutes. Resting allows the juices to redistribute, ensuring a juicy bite.

Step 4: Serve and Enjoy

Once rested, slice your butter-basted ribeye steak against the grain to maximize tenderness. Arrange it on a plate, drizzle any remaining butter from the pan over the top, and garnish with fresh thyme leaves. The result? A culinary masterpiece that's sure to impress.

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