Steakhouses are notorious for being expensive, and therefore inaccessible for many. Meat-eaters generally love the perfectly cooked steak, chicken, and fish that restaurants offer, but fewer are willing to break the bank for a single dinner. The good news is that you can make replicas of your favorite steakhouse meals at home, and often at half the cost. A lot of the time, most of what you’re paying for is the steakhouse experience, so if you are willing to enjoy your tasty dinner on the couch, an equally delicious meal can be a lot less expensive. Check out these 6 steakhouse recipes. These prove that your next date night doesn’t need to break the bank.
1. New York Strip Steak with Garlic Butter and Onions
Dare to master the New York strip? You can do it with this recipe from Gimme Delicious. It’s a fool-proof food formula that teaches you how to make your steak the indulgent way, garlic butter and onions included. Serving 2, this pan-seared steak will be ready in 15 minutes and doesn’t even require use of your oven.
- 2 New York strip steaks
- 1 onion, cut into thick circles or strips
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1 teaspoons paprika
Directions: Heat grill or a grill pan on medium-high heat; before placing the steaks on the pan, heat for at least 2 minutes. Combine the dry spices in a bowl; rub spice mixture on each side of steaks.
Place steaks on pan, cook for 2 minutes, and then flip; add the onions and butter after flipping; cook for another 2 minutes. Now add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Remove steak from heat and allow to rest for at least 5 minutes before cutting. Serve with warm mashed potatoes or fries.