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Steak Using the Fast-Flip Method

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"When you are using the fast-flip method of cooking steak, you flip the steak every 30 seconds, which gives great results every time. And the steak cooks 30% faster, to boot!"
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15 m servings 645
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 steak)


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  1. Preheat a heavy cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Pat steak dry with paper towels on both sides. Season generously with salt on both sides.
  2. Drizzle oil into the hot skillet. Add steak and cook for 30 seconds. Flip steak onto the other side and cook for 30 seconds, then flip again. Continue flipping, cooking 30 seconds on each side.
  3. Remove steak from the pan when it has developed a brown crust, is beginning to firm, and is hot and slightly pink in the center, about 3 to 4 minutes of total cooking time for a 1-inch steak. Check for doneness using an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center and these numbers as a guideline: 125 degrees F (52 degrees C) for rare; 130 degrees F (54 degrees C) for medium rare; 145 degrees F (65 degrees C) for medium; or 160 degrees F (70 degrees C) for well done.
  4. Cover steak with 2 layers of aluminum foil and allow to rest in a warm area for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 645 calories; 53.8 0 39.3 98 237 Full nutrition

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Perfect cooking option for me as I don't like using the broiler. Followed instructions closely and after about 4 1/2 minutes the 1 inch think steak measured 170 degrees. After resting for 4 minu...

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Interestingly enough,I have a cookbook called "Mrs. Rorer's New cookbook"....1898.It was a gift from my mom.This is almost how to cook steaks in a hot cast iron skillet.In a well seasoned skille...

This is a great way to cook steaks. I used top sirloin steaks and added freshly ground black pepper and the sauce from the Minute Steaks with Barbeque Butter Sauce recipe. They were the best ste...

I love the idea and it worked somewhat ok. I had 1 inch strips. I ended up flipping for almost 7 minutes before they got to medium. I also think 3 tablespoons is way too much oil as i didn't ...