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Cook the perfect steak in five steps

We’ve got the lowdown, step-by-step.

A NICE STEAK is hard to beat, but can be a little daunting to some to cook.

Don’t worry, we have your back. We’ve searched high and low to bring you all the best tips (and gifs and videos) you need to conquer that steak cooking once and for all.

Step 1

To start, roll your piece of beef in some cling film – this will help it to keep the shape later.

Now, cut off a nice piece there.

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Step 2

Rub it with a little oil…

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 Step 3

Season with some salt and pepper.

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Step 4

Place seasoned side down on a hot griddle pan and leave for 3 minutes or so. You can season the other side while you’re waiting.

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(Yep, it’s still got it’s clingfilm on.)

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Step 5

Turn it over…

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and remove the clingfilm.

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Another 3 minutes on this side.

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Step 5

Bring it to your chopping board.  Leave it to sit for 5 minutes. This will allow all the juices to stay in the meat. Slice and serve.

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May we suggest accompanying with some lightly cooked veg and a potato of some description?

(Drooling is optional)

Here’s Kevin Dundon taking you through the whole thing:

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We take it you’ll be having steak for dinner? Let us know in the comments below.

About the author:

Edel Corrigan

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