Garlic Butter Basted Ribsteak

Makes 2 portions.


  • 1 bone-in rib steak, cut about 2 inches thick
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Let the steak come to room temperature for at least one hour.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, until very hot. Add oil.
  • Season your steak to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place steak in pan and sear for 5 minutes. Turn steak over and cook another 4 minutes.
  • Turn off heat. Add butter, garlic and thyme and baste the steak generously.
  • Place pan in the oven and cook for 12-15 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer reads 130°F (medium-rare), 135°F (medium) or 140°F (medium-well).
  • Remove steak from pan and transfer to a plate. Pour the butter and garlic from the pan over top and then cover loosely with foil.
  • Let the steak rest for at least 5 minutes, or up to 15 minutes. Enjoy!
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