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How to cook the Perfect Steak for Fathers Day

by on Jun 10, 2014 in News
Five steps to cooking the perfect steak at home 1. Heat your griddle or frying pan over a high heat, until it is smoking hot. 2. Lightly brush your Nicholson’s steak with a little olive oil and season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. 3. Don’t griddle more than two steaks at a time, and keep them spaced well apart. If you add more than two steaks to the pan at once, the temperature will drop and the steak will stew, rather than fry. 4. Don’t turn the steaks until good seared markings are achieved, then turn them over and cook on the other side (see timings, below). 5. You must let the steak rest for about 3 minutes before serving, to allow the juices that have been drawn to the surface to relax back into the meat. How long to cook a steak for These timings are based on cooking a Nicholson’s sirloin steak that’s about 2cm thick. (Cooking times will vary depending on the type and thickness of the steak, and how hot your pan is.) Blue: 1 minute each side Rare: 1½ minutes each side Medium rare: 2 minutes each side Medium: 2¼ minutes each side Medium-well done: 2½ – 3 minutes each side. Serve with a pack of our English baby roast potatoes slowly boiled and one of our new Vestagen sauces….. Perfect way to spoil your dad!