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This Skillet Steak Dinner is an all in one recipe that not only teaches you how to cook the perfect steak, but adds in asparagus and mushrooms to make it a complete one skillet meal. 

Skillet Steak with Asparagus and Mushrooms in a cast-iron skillet.

What if I don’t have a cast iron or oven safe skillet?

If you do not own a cast iron or oven-safe skillet you can still make this recipe, but it will require more dishes and a little bit more time. What you will need to do is sear the steaks and the vegetables in a skillet, just as the recipes call for. Then transfer all the ingredients to an oven-safe dish (like a sheet pan) to finish cooking in the oven.

What cuts of steak can I use in this recipe?

The steaks in the photo and video for this recipe are New York strip steaks. This recipe can also work with other cuts of steak like rib eye, filet mignon, and sirloin steaks. Just be sure that the steaks can fit into your pan.

What if you want your steak to be well done?

To get the best mouth-watering steak it is recommended to cook your steak to medium rare, but we also understand that many people prefer a well-done steak. To get a well-done steak cook the steak until the internal temperature reads 150 degrees F.

Steak doneness chart.

What are the different grades of beef?

There are three grades of beef steak that you will find in a US supermarket: Select, Choice, and Prime. Within each of these grades there is also a range of quality as well. Select is generally the grade of sale-priced, or advertised meat. Select grade is just above what the USDA deems edible. So if you buy Select grade meat, don’t be surprised when it isn’t that great. It will always be worth it to pay the extra money per pound for the Choice grade. If it is choice grade, it will be advertised as such and marked somewhere on the label or packaging. If your supermarket carries Prime grade, lucky you!

Pro Tip: Buy Choice or Prime Grade steaks for best results.

Close up of Skillet Steak with Asparagus and Mushrooms in a cast-iron skillet.

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Skillet Steak with Asparagus and Mushrooms in a cast-iron skillet.
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 New York Steaks 2 inches thick
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter divided
  • 4 ounces mushrooms quartered
  • 1/2 pound asparagus trimmed
  • Additional salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  • Remove steaks from refrigerator and any packaging and let sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
  • Combine the salt, peppers, onion powder, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Rub both sides of each steak with the rub mixture.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Preheat a heavy, oven-safe skillet over high heat until it is smoking hot. Add in 1 tablespoon canola oil and 1 tablespoon butter. Sear steaks in the hot pan for 2-3 minutes per side. Turn the steak onto its side and render the fat by searing it for 2-3 minutes as well. Remove steaks from pan and set aside briefly. 
  • Add in remaining butter Add in mushrooms and and asparagus. Season both with salt and pepper and toss in the oil and butter over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Scoot to the side and return the steaks to the pan. 
  • Slide the skillet into the preheated oven to finish cooking, about 10-15 minutes for medium rare. Use a meat thermometer to ensure accuracy.
Notes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Skillet Steak

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This looks amazing. I just got a cast iron skillet and someone suggested I try pan seared steak and I remembered seeing this on and I love your other recipes that I’ve tried.

I was wondering if I can substitute the mushrooms for home fried potatoes or something g similar. We aren’t fans of mushrooms. Or would I need to cook those separately?

Thanks

Scott

You can definitely omit the mushrooms. I would cook the potatoes separately. Good luck!

I made this Skillet Steak Dinner for my husband and daughter for our Valentine’s Day dinner and they LOVED it! My husband told me that it was the most tender steak he had ever eaten (I used beef steak sirloin). He said the asparagus and the mushrooms were full of flavor and that the whole dinner was better than what he has ever eaten at any restaurant! I also paired baked potatoes and Hawaiian rolls with the dinner and carrot mug cakes for dessert, (hubby’s favorite cake). Thank you Rachel, for making my Valentine’s Day dinner a success with this… Read more »

5 stars
Looking forward to trying this. My sister has a Dairy Farm along with cattle and she is sending me some NY Steaks and Sirloins. Yum Yum

Priscilla Sappenfield

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I prepared our Rib Eye Steaks last evening just like this and they were delicious. I know this would be as well. So flavorful. Thanks for the tip on how to cook a good flavorful steak……Priscilla

Linda Woods

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Luv this!! You have the best recipes!

Marisa

The steak, asparagus & mushroom skillet dinner looked delightful & super easy. So glad I ran across your video. Is there an oven friendly skillet you prefer? Thank you.

Maria

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This meal looked so amazing and easy, I just had to try it. Made this dinner tonight for my husband and I and it was so good, so easy, and clean up took 5 minutes! Steak came out perfect! Added a baked sweet potato! Great meal!

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