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by Pre Brands July 05, 2022
What is a juicy steak without it's signature crust? The searing of meat is an essential step for bringing out the most flavor in your meals. When you sear your meats properly, you add a delicious, caramelized flavor from the natural sugars found in meats. This rich brown crust that forms on the surface can be the finishing touch that makes your meal perfect, providing you with a flavor you will want to savor. If you are interested in adding the perfect sear to your next meal check out our guide below for how to sear your meat.
Before you are ready to cook your meat, pull it from the fridge so it has time to relax. When meat is in a cold environment, it will be stiff and trap many of the flavorful fibers you want in your sear. Avoid this by setting your meat out at room temperature 20 minutes before it hits the grill.
There are so many amazing seasonings out there, and it will be up to you to find the one that you enjoy the most. We recommend that whatever you choose includes salt. Salt helps draw out the protein-rich juice that dries on the surface of your meat and will help enhance the flavorful seared crust you are desiring. Our favorite brand of salt if Redmond's Real Salt.
If you are cooking multiple cuts, make sure your meat has space between it. This will help the searing process and prevent your meat from simply steaming. The same goes for if you’re cooking one large piece of meat; make sure to use a pan large enough to hold it to avoid a similar situation.
Once your cooking surface is heated up to the desired temperature, it will be important to begin your sear on the fattiest side. Let your meat sit undisturbed for a few minutes before flipping it over. If your surface is hot enough, the meat should lift easily without tearing. Repeat on the other side with a slightly shorter cook time.
Your meats ends can be just as tasty when seared as the rest. This is a flavorful surface you don’t want to miss. Hold your meat against your surface with tongs and let it brown up with that delicious, caramelized sear you desire.
Resting your meat is an important part of cooking any meat. Once finished searing, pull your meat and let it rest for at least 5 minutes. Letting your meat rest allows the juices to redistribute throughout, so your cut is nice and juicy. And as always, cut the steak against the grain.
If you are looking for a delicious cut of meat, try Pre’s grass fed and finished beef. Every cut is sourced from farmers who raise cattle in the pasture year round, providing you a mouthwatering cut every time. Once you’ve enjoyed our flavorsome grass fed beef with no hormones, antibiotics, or other additives, you’ll never go back. Try Pre today, we promise the taste will win you over!
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"Real talk...since my cancer was environmental and not hereditary I am super conscious of what goes into my body, especially protein. Post chemo left my body super low in iron so steak remains in my diet. I found Pre a few months ago and it’s the only meat I buy. Grass-fed, no added hormones and most importantly affordable. Eat better for your body people!"jaqueline
"Your steaks, especially the sirloin, ribeye, and filet mignon are absolutely delicious. Wasn’t sure how these cuts would taste grilled but they taste just as good if not better than cuts I’ve had a top notch steakhouses."Mario
"When our son was diagnosed with a rare medical disorder, it meant that we would have to change our diet as a family. Because his metabolism doesn’t function like a typical person’s, we have to be very careful about what we feed him. One of the changes we made was to use more grass-fed and finished beef in our cooking. We decided to give Pre a try, and we are so happy with the quality and taste of the meat. Buying from Pre gives us peace of mind and we feel confident knowing that we are using a product in the top of its class."Lindsay
"This beef is AMAZING! I'm from Wisconsin so a huge steak lover. This is some of the best beef, I've experienced and I've had beef around the world. It's a must try, and you'll understand what I mean."Tracy
"My husband and I loved having these filets once a week. I sear both sides and "in-between" in a very hot small Lodge cast iron skillet. I use a spatter guard. Then I place the skillet in a 400 degree oven for between 2min. 10-20 seconds. Perfect medium minus filets. My mouth is watering as I write this!!"Mary M.
"These steaks and other Pre products have been a staple in our home for over a year now and we continue to be fully satisfied with their consistently good quality and flavor. They are the perfect size, are delicious and easy to cook. Add Pre’s amazing customer service to it and you end up with an exceptional overall product!"K.G.
"Best steak I've had in a long time. I love being able to order grass fed beef that is way better than I can find in grocery stores. Really tastes great on the grill . I'm addicted to it now."Jeff S.
"First time trying the 10 Pack New York Strips. Oh My! had an unexpectedly warm day and whipped out the grill. Enough said. Delish !!!! Steaks are equally cut making cooking much easier for the desired temp."Lu H.