Once you get some skill, cooking steak is kind of easy…especially if you own a meat thermometer. Checking the inside temperature then becomes a breeze – adios over/under-cooked beef!
But let’s be honest. Meat thermometer is something that very few people would get themselves, even though it’s a great investment.
So while you are still deciding whether you should finally buy one (you should), I thought you will like these tables with steak cooking times.
How Long Does It Take To Cook A Steak In..?
Now, below you will see 4 tables. Each of them is dedicated to a specific cooking method and its relative cooking times. Here they are:
- Roasting at 400F
All of them take 2 things into account: thickness (in inches) and level of doneness. So they are really easy to use, once you know how thick the cut is and what doneness level you are looking for.
The numbers in the boxes are “minutes per side“. So, for example, if it says “5.5”, it means “5 and a half minutes per side” and then, after you flip, it’s another 5 minutes 30 seconds.
This is applies to every cooking method except for oven-roasting at 400F, where you won’t need to flip or turn the steak, so the numbers in the boxes are the total times.
Please also note that these cooking times are still estimates and you should probably consider them as reference points. But they are really good to start with!
Grilling Steak Times Estimates
Heat up the grill to high, bring the steak to room temperature and start grilling! The table below will help you cook your steak just how you like it.
Broiling Steak In Oven Time Estimates
Quite frequently conventional oven broiler is not powerful enough to quickly sear the steak, so you will need to be careful with it and keep it hot for as long as possible.
Tip: Try opening the oven door – this will help to run the broiler for longer!
Remember to put the steak ~3 inches away from the heating element.