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Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet!!!

Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet!!!

A Family Favorite: Easy Skillet Steak and Potatoes

Calling all busy families and comfort food enthusiasts! This one-pan wonder is about to become your new weeknight hero. Simple, flavorful, and guaranteed to please even the pickiest eaters, this skillet steak and potatoes dish is a recipe for family bonding and satisfied bellies.

Why You'll Love This Recipe:

  • Effortlessly Easy: This dish comes together in minimal time, requiring just one pan and a handful of readily available ingredients. Perfect for busy weeknights or whenever you crave a quick and delicious meal.
  • Family-Approved Flavor: The combination of juicy steak, tender potatoes, and a savory herb butter sauce is a surefire crowd-pleaser. This recipe has been tested and approved by families everywhere!
  • Customizable: Feel free to experiment with different herbs and spices to create your own unique flavor profile.
  • One-Pan Wonder: Cleanup is a breeze thanks to the one-pan cooking method. No more spending hours scrubbing pots and pans!

Ingredients:

  • The Star of the Show:

    • 650g sirloin steak, sliced - Thinly sliced sirloin steak cooks quickly and evenly in the pan, ensuring a juicy and flavorful result.
  • The Perfect Partner:

    • 650g small yellow potatoes, cut into quarters - Small yellow potatoes cook quickly and add a delightful heartiness to the dish.
  • The Flavor Boosters:

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil - Adds a touch of healthy fat for cooking.
    • 3 tablespoons butter - Butter adds richness and depth of flavor to the dish.
    • 5 cloves garlic, crushed - Crushed garlic infuses the dish with a delicious garlicky aroma.
    • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped - Chopped thyme adds a touch of earthy, herbaceous flavor.
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary - Chopped rosemary complements the thyme with its piney aroma.
    • 1 teaspoon chopped oregano - Chopped oregano adds a subtle Mediterranean touch.
    • Salt and ground black pepper - Adjust to your taste preference for a perfectly seasoned dish.
    • Crushed red pepper flakes (optional) - For those who like a touch of heat, crushed red pepper flakes add a delightful kick.
  • The Savory Marinade:

    • 1/3 cup soy sauce - Soy sauce adds a salty and umami depth to the steak.
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil - Adds moisture and helps tenderize the steak.
    • 1 tablespoon hot sauce (optional) - For a touch of spice, add hot sauce to the marinade.

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Marinating the Steak: In a large bowl, combine the sliced steak, soy sauce, olive oil, black pepper, and hot sauce (if using). Let the steak marinate while you prepare the potatoes. This step allows the flavors to soak into the meat, resulting in a more flavorful steak.

  2. Cooking the Potatoes: Heat a tablespoon of olive oil and a tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the quartered potatoes and cook for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and tender. Transfer the cooked potatoes to a plate.

  3. Searing the Steak: In the same skillet (no need to wash!), melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Add the crushed garlic and crushed red pepper flakes (if using) and cook for a minute until fragrant.

  4. Building the Flavor: Add the fresh herbs (thyme, rosemary, oregano) to the pan and stir to combine.

  5. Searing and Cooking the Steak: Carefully place the steak slices in a single layer in the pan. Don't overcrowd the pan, as this can prevent the steak from searing properly. Cook the steak for 1-2 minutes per side, depending on your desired level of doneness.

  6. Bringing it All Together: Just before the steak is cooked through, add the reserved marinade to the pan. Let it simmer for a minute, allowing the flavors to meld. Return the cooked potatoes to the pan and toss everything together to coat in the savory sauce.

  7. Seasoning and Serving: Season the dish with salt and black pepper to taste. Turn off the heat and serve immediately. Garnish with a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes (for an extra kick) and a dusting of Parmesan cheese (if desired).

Enjoy this delicious and easy family favorite!

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