A cooking method using a skillet to quickly sear your steak and lock in juices, and then the oven to finish it off.

Skillet-to-oven is a great cooking method for a steakhouse-style steak at home. And, what Texan doesn’t want their favorite cowboy cut at home?

A Step by Step Guide to Skillet-to-Oven Beef
  1. Step: 01: Preheat oven

    Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Step: 02: Season steaks

    Season steaks on both sides.
  3. Step: 03: Heat skillet

    Heat skillet on stovetop to medium heat.
  4. Step: 04: Sear steaks

    Sear steaks for 1 minute per side. This will lock in all those delicious juices.
  5. Step: 05: Cook in oven

    Cook steaks in oven until internal temperature reaches 145°F for medium rare.
  6. Step: 06: Let it rest

    Rest steaks on a cutting board for 3 minutes. This allows the juices to redistribute for the best tasting steak around.
  7. Step: 07: Slice

    Slice steaks against the grain.


Use your favorite steak rub or keep it simple with salt and pepper. Your skillet is hot enough when you hear a sizzle when the steak touches the skillet’s surface. Check out our doneness chart to learn more about your preferences. The steak’s internal temperature continues to rise during resting.