Rare: 1½ mins per side. Medium rare: 2 mins per side. Medium: About 2¼ mins per side. Well-done steak: Cook for about 4-5 mins each side, depending on thickness.
Likewise, people ask, how do you cook a steak in a cast iron skillet for the first time?
Spread a very thin layer of olive oil on the top and bottom of the filets (the sides that you will sear). Place the filets in the cast iron skillet, and press down lightly on top of the meat to ensure the entire bottom is touching the pan. Then, allow the filets to sear for about 2-3 minutes without touching them.
Considering this, how hot should cast iron be for searing?
How long do you cook 1.5 inch steak?
SIRLOIN STRIP STEAKS, RIBEYE STEAKS & PORTERHOUSE STEAKS
|Thickness||Rare 110 to 120 F||Medium 130 to 140 F|
|1.25″||4.5 minutes EACH SIDE||6.5 minutes EACH SIDE|
|1.5″||5 minutes EACH SIDE||7 minutes EACH SIDE|
|1.75″||5.5 minutes EACH SIDE||7.5 minutes EACH SIDE|
|2″||6 minutes EACH SIDE||8 minutes EACH SIDE|
How Long to Cook Steak for Medium Rare? In the skillet, it will be about 3 to 4 minutes on each side to get it to medium rare temperature. Use a meat thermometer to reach the perfect medium rare steak temperature of 135°F / 57.2°C.
If you’re cooking a steak that’s 1-inch thick, this should take about 15 minutes on each side. Let it rest for about 10 minutes before serving. The best steaks to cook well-done are those with the highest fat content, like a porterhouse or rib-eye.
For a 1-inch steak, grill over medium heat between 10 and 12 minutes per side. It should reach an internal temperature of 170 F (77 C) or higher.