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Garlic and Chive Sirloin Steaks

Sirloin steaks pan seared in a cast-iron skillet then topped with garlic and chive butter.

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Garlic and Chive Sirloin Steaks

Servings: 2
Total Time: 1 hour
Recipe by: Frankie


2 tsp peanut oil
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 pound top sirloin steaks about 1/2-inch thick
3 TBSP unsalted butter, softened
1 large garlic clove, minced
1 tsp freshly chopped chives


1. In a small bowl mix together the oil, salt, and pepper. Pat the steaks dry with a paper towel and rub the salt & pepper mixture all over both sides of the steak. Let the steaks sit out a room tmperature for 45 minutes.

2. Heat a large cast-iron pan over medium heat for several minutes to allow the pan to get very hot.

3. Lay the steaks in the hot pan and allow to cook undisturbed for 3 minutes

4. Flip the steaks over and cook for 3 to 5 more minutes depending on how well you like your steak cooked, see below (steaks will cook a little bit more as they rest).
Rare: 130 degrees F
Medium Rare: 135 degrees F
Medium: 145 degrees F
Medium Well: 150 degrees F
Well Done: 160 degrees F

5. Transfer steaks to plates and allow to rest for at least 5 minutes.

6. In a small bowl mix together the butter, garlic, and chives. Dollop the top of the steaks with the butter mixture.

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Garlic and Chive Sirloin Steaks

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