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Old 03-22-2005, 04:34 PM   #1
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Best way to cook Beef Rib Steak?

OK, I am going to fix this cut of meat for my boyfriend tonight. The problem is that I don't cook steak too often and don't have a grill. I was thinking about serving it with a little basil pesto on top or some compound butter. How would you say is the best way to fix this where it is rare and tender?

I was going to sear it and then stick it in the oven on 375. The meat is .74lbs


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Old 03-22-2005, 06:14 PM   #2
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i would haveta recommend the oven

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Old 03-22-2005, 06:37 PM   #3
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Best way would be to pan sear it on high so you get a nice crust on the outside. If you have cajun seasoning/spices you can do a nice blackened rib eye. Pre-heat your oven to about 450 degrees. Assuming that the steaks are 1.5-2" thick, pan sear for approximately 1-2 minutes per side. Transfer to the oven and cook for about 6-8 minutes for rare, 8-10 minutes for medium rare.
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Old 03-22-2005, 06:47 PM   #4
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Thanks for the advise. It isn't too late, the boyfriend isn't in until later tonight. The steak is a little under an inch thick so I will probably pan sear it quickly and put it in the oven for a little shorter time. The cajun seasoning is a great idea, but I don't have any so I think I will baste it with a little worcesteshire sauce, seasoned salt, and some butter.
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Old 03-22-2005, 08:49 PM   #5
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If you have any, saute some mushrooms and throw on top of the steak after plating. Serve with something slightly sweet, like a good green salad and some raspberry vinagarette. The steak is savory. Ballance it with the salad, or a 3-bean salad that gives both sweet & sour. Good crusty bread would be good with the steak as well. My beverage of choice, especially with steak is milk. I find the salty, slightly metalic flavor of beef brings out the full milk flavor, and vice/versa. Of course you can serve whatever beverage you like.

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