In the world of meat, the ribeye steak is king. It’s a steak lover’s steak, a marbled and tender cut of meat with a rich flavor that is unsurpassed by many other cuts.
But what if you can’t afford to eat the best ribeyes all the time? Or if you want to learn how to cook this delicious cut at home? If you want to learn how to make incredible ribeyes, no matter where you shop or how much money you have, this ribeye cookbook is for you.
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Learn how to choose the right ribeye steak for your dinner party, and how to prepare it for the grill or for cooking in your oven. With these tips, you’ll be cooking amazing ribeyes before long!
How much is a ribeye steak?
The price of a ribeye steak can vary wildly, depending on where you buy it. The cost of the meat is often based on the cut grade. This refers to how much fat the meat has, and how well-marbled it is.
The more marbling a cut has, the more tender and juicy it will be when cooked. However, if fat isn’t your thing, this isn’t the steak for you. The higher the grade, the more fat the steak will have.
The most common grades are Prime, Choice and Select. Prime ribeyes are among the most expensive cuts of beef you can find at any butcher or supermarket, especially if they are certified organic or grass-fed.
For a good quality Choice or Select ribeye steak (which is what most people cook with), you’re looking at paying anywhere from $10 to $20 per pound for an uncooked steak. And that’s for just a regular cut – if it’s been aged or it comes from a specific breed of cow (such as Angus), this price can increase by $5 to $10 per pound. If you’re looking at organic or grass-fed ribeyes, you’ll be paying even more than this.
But don’t get discouraged! You don’t have to shop at high-end grocery stores or butchers to enjoy good quality ribeye steaks. Supermarkets and “big box” stores often sell very respectable Choice and Select ribeyes at reasonable prices that won’t break the bank.
How to cut ribeye steak
When it comes to cooking, a general rule is that the bigger the cut of meat, the less you need to worry about exact measurements. This is also the case when it comes to ribeye steak.
The first thing you’ll want to do is decide how you want to cook your ribeye. If you’re going to be grilling, you will want to go with an outdoor-safe meat thermometer so that you can ensure your steak is cooked to perfection. If you’re planning on using an oven, try using an oven mitt when handling the steak so that you don’t accidentally burn yourself.
Next, you will need some kitchen shears and a sharp knife. While some people prefer the taste of thick-cut steaks, the thickness of your ribeye will mostly depend on your own personal preference. To separate your steak into individual servings, use your kitchen shears or knife to cut through the fat and connective tissue in between each muscle. Then simply use your knife to slice off each individual piece of meat. Read the full article here: How to cut ribeye steak?
How to tenderize ribeye steak
If you have the money to purchase a cut of meat, the next thing you’ll need to know is how to tenderize it. This is an important step because a tough cut will always be a tough cut. The best way to make it tender is simply to let it age.
But if you’re not about to wait weeks for your steak, there are other methods that will help tenderize the meat. One of those methods involves marinating the meat. This works because the acids in the marinade open up the meat’s fibers, making them more receptive to breaking down over time.
The most popular marinade for ribeye steaks is beer or bourbon for a bourbon barbecue ribeye steak. With this marinade, you’ll need to let your steak sit in it for at least eight hours so that it can soak up all the flavor.
You can also use salt and sugar to tenderize ribeye steak. Salt works by drawing out moisture from the meat, concentrating its flavor and making it more receptive to cooking at a high temperature. Sugar helps the meat caramelize while cooking so that you get some extra texture and color on your steak. Read the full article here: How to tenderize ribeye steak?
How long to marinate ribeye steak
Because ribeye is such a flavorful cut of meat, you don’t always need extra seasoning to make it taste good. However, if you want to add a little extra something to your steak, the best way to do so is by marinating the meat.
The great thing about marinating is that it tenderizes the meat as well as adding flavor. The more time the meat spends in the marinade, the more tender and flavorful it becomes.
While there are some purists out there who believe that a great steak should never be marinated and only seasoned with salt and pepper before cooking, this is a little extreme. While a steak can be delicious without any marinade at all, sometimes a little extra seasoning goes a long way.
If you want to add a marinade to your ribeye steak, plan on leaving the steak in the marinade for about two hours for every inch of thickness. For example, if your ribeye steak is one inch thick, it should spend two hours in the marinade; if it’s 2 inches thick, it should spend four hours in the marinade.
If you want your ribeye steak to taste like it was grilled outdoors over charcoal, you can achieve this flavor by using an outdoor grill or a grill pan indoors. But if you don’t have access to an outdoor grill or you want to save time and cook your ribeye indoors, you don’t need fancy equipment or an outdoor grill to make delicious ribeyes. You can cook fantastic ribeyes in an indoor oven as well!
Read full article here: How Long To Marinate Ribeye Steak? (for Perfect Juicy, Flavorful Results)
How to cook Wagyu ribeye steak
Wagyu beef is one of the most luxurious types of meat available in the world today. The word “wagyu” refers to a group of breeds of cattle that originated in Japan and are famed for their extremely marbled meat.
When wagyu cattle are raised outside of Japan, they are raised on pasture rather than in feedlots, and they are fed a special diet that contains beer and peanuts.
The primary breed used to raise wagyu cattle outside of Japan is known as American Wagyu or American Kobe. These cattle are still very prized and extremely expensive. If you want to learn how to prepare a true Japanese wagyu ribeye steak, you will want to follow the steps below, but you will need to use an American Kobe-style ribeye instead of the real thing.
While it may be tempting to cook your ribeye until it’s well done, this isn’t recommended if you’re using a high-end cut like a wagyu steak. You want your meat to be rare or medium-rare so that the interior is as juicy and tender as possible. The exterior of your steak should be caramelized and crispy, which will give it an amazing flavor.
Read the full article here: How To Cook Wagyu Ribeye Steak (Easy Than You Think)
How to cook Bison ribeye steak
The bison ribeye is a variation on the regular beef ribeye, made with the meat of bison cattle. It has a similar taste, though it may be a bit more chewy and less tender than the standard beef version. Most of the time, it is also more expensive than its beef cousin.
A bison ribeye steak can be prepared in just about any way that you would cook a regular ribeye, with one exception: since bison meat tends to be chewy, you may want to do a bit of marinating if you have time. This will give the steak’s fibers more time to break down before you cook it so the steak will be more tender.
Also, since bison meat does not have much fat marbling, be sure to use a high-heat method such as grilling or searing over high heat. This will give the steak plenty of browning on the outside so it is appetizing to look at as well as taste good.
Like other ribeyes, bison steaks should be cooked to a medium or medium-rare doneness. Letting them cook longer will make them tough and stringy, while cooking them less will leave them pink in the center and not quite cooked all the way through. To test for doneness properly, use an instant-read meat thermometer and check that the steak has reached an internal temperature of 135 degrees F in its thickest part.
Read the full article here: How to Cook Bison Ribeye Steak: The Ultimate Guide
How to cook a ribeye steak in a cast iron skillet
If you want to cook your steak in a skillet, you have a few options. The first is to use a cast iron skillet. Cast iron provides a great even heat that gives you excellent control over how you cook your steak. Plus, it’s perfect for searing meat, which is what you need to do when cooking ribeye steaks.
To cook the steak in a cast iron skillet, preheat the pan on medium-high heat for about 5 minutes. Place the skillet over the heat and let it get hot enough so that when you flick water droplets onto the surface, they sizzle and evaporate almost instantly.
Add some oil to the pan and spread it around with a paper towel. Pat your steak dry, sprinkle on some salt and pepper, and place in the hot skillet. Don’t try to move the steak for at least 3 minutes; let it brown on one side before flipping it over.
Cook your steak for another 3 to 5 minutes on the second side, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the steak registers 120°F for rare or 125°F for medium-rare. If you like your steak more well-done, cook it a little longer; just be careful not to let it get too dark or it will become tough.
Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving with some of your favorite sides.
Read the full article here for more details: How to Cook a Ribeye Steak in a Cast Iron Skillet for Perfect Results Every Time?
How to cook a ribeye steak without a cast iron skillet
When it comes to cooking the best ribeye steak possible, there are few pieces of cookware that can top a cast iron skillet. It’s able to get up to extremely high temperatures, which is perfect for searing a steak to perfection.
But if you don’t have a cast iron skillet on hand, can you still cook a ribeye steak? It’s still possible, even without the right pan. In fact, you can use any heavy-bottomed skillet or saute pan to cook your steak. You just need to adjust the temperature and timing slightly.
Begin with a preheated medium-high grill (if you’re using an electric griddle, heat it to 375 degrees F). Salt and pepper both sides of the steak generously and add a bit of oil to the skillet. Add your steak and let it sear for 3 minutes without moving it. Flip and let it sear for another 2-3 minutes before removing from heat. Let it rest for 5 minutes before serving (this is important! Don’t skip this step!).
Read the full article here for more details: How to Cook a Ribeye Steak Without a Cast Iron Skillet
Best way to cook a ribeye steak on the grill
When it comes to cooking a ribeye steak on the grill, the best method is to first season the steak with salt and pepper before placing it over high heat for about 3 minutes on each side. You can also add other seasonings if you’d like.
When the steak is ready to flip, you’ll want to use a sturdy spatula to carefully lift the steak and transfer it over to the other side of the grill. This will prevent you from losing any of the marinades or seasoning.
After about 3 minutes on the second side, remove the steak from the grill and allow it to rest for 5 to 7 minutes before cutting into it and serving.
It’s important that you let your ribeye steak rest because this allows for all of the juicy juices that are contained within the meat to redistribute throughout each bite. It will also allow for the temperature of your steak to even out, making it safe to eat and preventing you from burning your mouth on a rare or medium-rare steak.
Read the full article and recipe here: Best Way To Cook A Ribeye Steak on The Grill
Ribeye steak sandwich recipe
There are few things more American than a good old-fashioned ribeye steak sandwich. But what makes a great ribeye sandwich?
For one, you’ll want to use a good soft white bread. The softness of the bread allows for the tender beef to soak up the juices from the meat and the melted butter. Add some lettuce and tomato slices to complete your sandwich.
You can cook your ribeye steak any way you like—grilling it over charcoal is a classic way to prepare steak—but pan-broiling is another great way to achieve juicy, tender results. However, don’t just slap that steak on a skillet and call it a day. You want to make sure you’re using a skillet that’s non-stick and seasoned well so that your steak doesn’t stick or burn.
Once your steak is cooked, let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing it or serving it. This allows the juices in the steak to redistribute throughout the meat so you get tenderness in every bite. Read the full article and recipe here!
Recipe using ribeye steak
The ingredients needed for this recipe are a ribeye steak, a yellow onion, and sliced mushrooms. You’ll also need olive oil, salt, freshly ground pepper, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning.
Begin by preheating your oven to 425 degrees F. Slice the onion and mushrooms into thin slices. Place the sliced mushrooms on the bottom of a casserole dish. Season the ribeye steak with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Place the steak over the mushrooms. Top with sliced onions and drizzle with olive oil.
Bake for 15 minutes at 425 degrees F. After 15 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake for 10 more minutes or until the steak reaches your desired level of doneness (rare recommended). Remove from oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
This delicious recipe hits all the right notes: it’s easy to make, it works well with a variety of different side dishes (we like it with a fresh green salad), and its full of rich flavor that will have you coming back for more!
Thin ribeye steak recipe
A thin ribeye is a steak that is cut from the rib primal and weighs between four and eight ounces. It’s a little more expensive than other cuts, but it’s still fairly affordable. And when prepared properly, it can be absolutely delicious.
To cook a thin cut of ribeye, you’ll want to preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. After the oven is heated, place your steak on an oiled baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper, then place in the oven and cook for eight minutes for medium rare. Flip the steak over and cook for another eight minutes.
After removing from the oven, allow to rest for at least five minutes before serving. It’s important to let the meat rest as this will help retain its juices and will keep it nice and tender.
To serve, slice your steak into 1/2-inch thick slices and serve with your favorite sides!
Read the full recipe here: The Perfect Thin Ribeye Steak Recipe: A Step-by-Step Guide!
Crockpot ribeye steak recipe
This recipe is perfect for busy days when you still want to have a home-cooked meal. All you need to do is toss the ingredients into the slow cooker and, eight hours later, you’ll have a delicious meal.
- One 1 1/2-pound boneless ribeye steak, cut across the grain into 1/2-inch slices
- 1 jar (24 ounces) Alfredo sauce
- Place the steak slices in a slow cooker. Pour the Alfredo sauce over the steak and stir to coat evenly. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Serve over pasta, if desired.
- One 1 1/2-pound boneless ribeye steak, cut across the grain into 1/2-inch slices
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
Place the steak slices in a slow cooker. Pour the barbecue sauce over the steak and stir to coat evenly. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Serve with coleslaw, if desired.
Read the full Crockpot ribeye recipe here: 5-Star Crockpot Ribeye Steak Recipe: A Slow-Cooked Sensation
The Ribeye Steak Cookbook is a must-have for any steak enthusiast. Whether you’re a professional chef or an amateur home cook, this book will give you the tools and knowledge to cook the perfect ribeye steak. With its step-by-step instructions, detailed descriptions of various cuts, and tips for choosing the best steak for your meal, this cookbook makes mastering the art of ribeye steak cooking easy. Armed with this cookbook, you’ll be able to cook a juicy and delicious ribeye steak that will impress your family and friends. So grab your copy today and enjoy endless mouth-watering perfection!
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Shara @The Bird BBQ
Shara loves to experiment with different flavors and techniques when it comes to BBQ. She has been perfecting her craft for years and loves hosting backyard BBQs with friends & family. She often comes up with creative recipes that her guests rave about.