Pan-Roasted Sirloin Steaks
A quick sear in a sauté pan gives these steaks a rich, brown crust. Then, put the steaks in the oven to finish cooking while you prepare the rest of your meal. Want to plan your dinner? Try our meal builder to the right.
2 (2-inch thick) sirloin steaks
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
prep: 5 minutes
total: 25 minutes
large oven-safe sauté pan
digital instant-read meat thermometer
2. Heat the oil in an oven-safe sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the steaks, with plenty of room between them, and let them develop a rich brown crust on the first side, 3-5 minutes. Turn them and brown 2 minutes on the other side.
3. Put the pan in the oven and roast the steaks until they reach an internal temperature of 130F for rare, 8-10 minutes. Remove the steaks to a plate and let them rest, loosely covered with foil, 5 minutes.