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Steak with Garlic Butter 1

Steak with Garlic Butter

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 27 mins
  • Yield: 4 steaks 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Free Style


Steak with Garlic Butter is a simple dish of pan seared steaks served with garlic infused butter compound




  • 4 pcs rib eye steaks bone in, around 1 1/4-inch-thick in room temperature
  • 12 tbsp butter (3 tbsp per steak)
  • 12 sprigs thyme (3 sprigs per steak)
  • pink Himalayan salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • canola oil or any unflavoured oil

Garlic Butter Compound

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 tsp basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • pinch of cayenne pepper


  1. Combine together garlic butter compound ingredients, place in a parchment paper shape into a cube or log then place in the fridge, set it aside until ready to use.
  2. Dry steaks with paper towels on all sides.
  3. Season steaks with pink Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper then let it sit in room temperature for 30 minutes.
  4. In a heavy bottomed cast iron skillet, heat oil in high heat then once its smoking add steak and cook (in batches if you have a small skillet) for 2 minutes on each side or until a nice crust arrears.
  5. Lower heat to medium, add the butter and thyme, once butter melts continuously baste it with butter and occasional turn over steak for 6-8 minutes. You will need to tilt your skillet to scoop the melted butter for basting.
  6. Remove from skillet then let it rest for 5 minutes. Serve with slices of garlic butter compound