How to cook a steak to perfection?
Strip loin steak about 4 cm (1 ½ in.) thick: 5 minutes on one side, 3 minutes on the other side, then 3 minutes rest. Filet mignon steak about 6.5 cm (2 ½ in.) thick: 4 minutes on all sides (including the thickness, so 15 to 20 minutes), then rest 3 minutes.
How to cook a thick steak?
If the steaks are thick, you can also sear the edges – grill them for about 30 seconds on each side while holding them upright with tongs. Place the skillet in the preheated oven and continue cooking for 4 or 5 minutes for a steak medium rare in the center.
How to cook a steak in the pan?
Let them cook for 30 seconds per side (1 minute) if you like it blue, 45 seconds per side if you want it rare (1 minute 30), 1 minute per side if you prefer medium (2 minutes), 2 minutes per side if you eat it well cooked (4 minutes). Leave on high heat throughout the cooking.
How to cook a steak in a pan?
Sear the 1st side in a very hot pan for about 45 seconds for a nice caramelization. turn it over and season the second side. Let the second side sear for 45 seconds. Lower the heat and cook for a minute on each side to cook the ground beef thoroughly.
How to sear meat in the oven?
To cook in the oven, you have to follow two steps: first sear the meat over high heat on all sides, in the oven at 240° C or in a frying pan. Then finishes cooking at a temperature of approx. 180°C or less. The toasty aromas on the surface will gain in intensity.
How to properly cook a Sirloin?
Preheat the pan with one to two teaspoons of oil; Place the pieces in the center as soon as the oil begins to smoke; Cook the steak 3 to 4 minutes on each side; Let the sirloins rest for a few minutes in aluminum foil.
Why is my steak tough?
It is collagen that is responsible for the ‘toughness’ of meat.
How to make the meat tender?
Use baking soda
This product is useful for making hard cooked meat more tender and tender. This mild abrasive softens the meat by breaking up the fibres. As for the technique, all you need to do is sprinkle the meat with a teaspoon of baking soda after cooking.
How to make up for meat that is too tough?
If your meat is still tough after cooking, add a little baking soda. A teaspoon will suffice. The baking soda will foam so do not cover immediately wait a little cook a few minutes and you’re done.
How to make meat more tender when cooked?
Marinate your pieces in a wine vinegar mixed with herbs, overnight in the refrigerator, and you will see! It also works for boiled meat, stew type: simply add a tablespoon of vinegar to the cooking water.
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