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How to cook steak on the stove, without a grill. It only takes about 15 minutes to cook the steak perfectly. It really works! Amazing!

How to Cook Steak on the Stove

The juiciest steak ever and the foolproof how-to on preparing it. Let me repeat: beautiful steak, without a grill, on the stove.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword How to Cook Steak on the Stove, steak, Steak Recipe
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Rest Time 5 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 406kcal
Author Lauren


  • 2 pounds sirloin steak 4 steaks
  • 4 tablespoons butter divided
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven-safe cast iron skillet (or other oven-friendly pan) over medium-high to high heat. Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Blot steaks with paper towels to remove excess moisture. Salt and pepper both sides of the steak. Melt 2 tablespoons butter into hot pan and immediately place steaks in to sear. Cook the meat 3-4 minutes on the first side without touching it or moving it around.
  • Flip your steaks over, top each steak with 1/2 tablespoon of butter and transfer to the hot oven for 5 minutes, keeping them in the same skillet. 
  • After the 5 minutes, take them out of the oven and transfer steaks to a plate. Cover with foil and rest for 5 more minutes.
  • Finally, take the foil off and thinly slice the steak against the grain. Serve with vegetables, potatoes or any other side you like to have with your steak.


Serving size is for all 4 pounds of steak, that is half a pound (8 ounces) of steak per serving.


Calories: 406kcal | Protein: 49g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 775mg | Vitamin A: 350IU | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3.7mg