How do you pan fry a dry-aged steak?
Preheat cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Just before cooking, pat steak dry with paper towels and sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper. Add oil to hot skillet then add steak. Cook steak for about 2 minutes per side, or until golden brown on both sides.
Do dry aged steaks cook faster?
Cooking Dry Aged steaks
Dry Aged steaks tend to cook faster than wet-aged steaks because there is less water in them to “bring to a boil.” The steak will cook in much less time, so you’ll want to watch carefully. Use a quick-read thermometer, and pull the steaks off the heat before they reach the desired temperature.
What is the best way to cook dry-aged steak?
Sear on High
It is always best to sear a dry-aged steak over high heat for a minute or two. This will allow the surface of the steak to caramelize and seal in the tasty juices.
What is the difference between pan seared and fried?
Pan-Frying is a complete cooking technique. When something has been ‘pan-fried’ it is done and ready to serve. Searing is an incomplete process, a step in a larger process. Searing can happen before roasting, braising or other finishing method.
Is dry aged steak juicy?
Dry – aged meat is still juicy when you cook it, but the juices are even more delicious than usual. It’s not harmful, but it needs to be trimmed off before the meat can be sold. So if dry – aged meat is so hard to find, you might wonder if you can just buy a regular steak and dry -age it in your refrigerator.
Can you eat the crust on dry aged beef?
The crust that forms on a piece of dry-aged beef is not usually consumed, though it is technically edible. It’s still beef, and it holds flavor even after the aging process.
How do you dry age steak in the fridge?
The Experiment. To start my testing, I decided to follow the basic Cook’s Illustrated/Alton Brown protocol: take fresh steaks, wrap them in several layers of cheesecloth or paper towels, place them on a rack in the back of the fridge, and let them sit for up to four days.