Salted Cast Iron Flat Iron

April 25, 2021 • 0 comments

Salted Cast Iron Flat Iron
Consistently perfect, fork-tender flat iron steaks in minutes on the stovetop.
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Directions

Ingredients:

o  Grass-fed flat iron steak

o  ½ tsp. Coarse sea or Kosher salt

o  Freshly ground pepper


Optional: Aleppo pepper or seasoned pepper 


Directions:

1.      Remove your steak from the fridge and wrap in a paper towel.

2.      Preheat cast iron pan over medium-low heat.

3.      Season steak with pepper, pat dry again.

4.      Increase burner temp to medium-high and sprinkle salt onto pan.

5.      Place dry flat iron steak on pan, cooking for 2 minutes.

6.      Flip steak, dragging the un-seared side through the scattered salt. Cook for 90 seconds.

7.      Lower heat to medium, flipping every 30-60 seconds for 3-5 minutes until thermometer reads 120-130 degrees Fahrenheit. 

8.      Remove from heat, cover with tented foil and let rest for at least 5 minutes. Slice against the grain and serve. 


This steak pairs excellently with a fast Garlic-Rosemary Compound Butter!


For cooking tips when preparing more than one steak, or for a quick mushroom side while your flat iron is resting, check out this blog post!

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