Monday, September 26, 2011
Rebekah's Steak Dinner
There is nothing I love more than a medium rare New York strip. If you have been following this blog for a while you may remember how I feel about steak that is cooked more than medium rare. If you haven't been reading this for very long, I highly recommend that you click that link for a recipe for a delicious steak sandwich. Don't hit the link if you order your steak well done and will be offended by me calling you an idiot.
This steak dinner came entirely from my head, and it was delicious.
Rebekah's Steak Dinner (Steak, loaded mashed potatoes, and corn on the cob)
made enough for me to have 2 meals, but I only ate half a steak for each one
1 New York strip steak
2 tsp Montreal steak spice (or to taste)
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, separated
2 cobs of corn, husks and strings removed
2 potatoes, peeled and quartered
4 strips of bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
grated cheddar cheese*
green onions, sliced*
*I have no amounts for these because it's all to personal taste as to how much you want to use. I used roughly 1/2 cup of cheese and 1/4 cup sour cream and about 4 green onions*
1) I don't have a BBQ, so to make the steak I used my grill pan. A grill pan or a pan of any kind will do though. If you are using a grill pan that needs to be preheated slowly, start that now.
2) Place the potatoes and corn into a pot of boiling water, remove the corn after 5 minutes
3) Meanwhile, cook the bacon over medium to medium high in a skillet until crisped. Remove bacon from pan and set to drain on paper towel.
4) Rub the steak with 1 tbsp of oil. Sprinkle the Montreal steak spice on each side. Place the steak in a pan that has been heated on medium high and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Remove steak from pan and tent it with foil. THIS PART IS VERY IMPORTANT. Let the steak sit for 5 minutes before eating it, this allows the meat to rest and the juices to redistribute throughout the meat. If you cut into it right away, all those juices will leak out. NOT GOOD.
5) Once the steak is removed from the pan, rub the corn with the remaining oil and grill for about 30-45 seconds per side.
6) When the potatoes are fork tender, drain and mash. Add the bacon, cheese, sour cream and green onions to the potatoes and mix together.