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Let's Make Blackened Steak
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This amazing Blackened Steak is made with just four ingredients and bursting with flavor! Easy to make, full of flavor, and a perfect way to cook steak at home.
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs lean beef tenderloin
  • 4 tbsp blackening seasoning
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 2 tbsp butter (or ghee or olive oil)
  • 4 tsp grapeseed oil (or olive or vegetable)
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Step 1Preheat the oven to 375*. Let the steak come to room temp. Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, rub butter over both sides of the steak. Generously rub steak with seasoning and Iime zest. If needed, cut the steak into chunks so it will fit in the pan.
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Step 2Add the grapeseed oil to the skillet. Substitute olive oil if no grapeseed oil is available, I like to use grapeseed oil for its high smoke point. Just make sure to have the exhaust fan on high. Place steak into the cast iron skillet and cook 2 minutes per side. Turn off the heat.
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Step 3Place cast iron into the oven for 5 minutes for rare, 6 minutes for medium rare, or 7 minutes for medium. Check temp with a meat thermometer, Steak will rise 5 degrees as it rests. (Remove at 120* for rare, 130* for medium rare, and 140* for medium). Remove from the oven and place on a cutting board. Let rest for 5 minutes. Slice steak into strips.
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