Recipe: Melissa Clark's Bone in Rib Steak for Two
Friday, February 14, 2014
1 bone-in rib steak, 1 1/2 inches thick
1 garlic clove, halved
1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
Large pinch chili powder
Coarse kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
1. Heat a heavy ovenproof skillet (preferably cast iron) over high heat for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat your broiler.
2. Pat steak dry with paper towels, then vigorously rub cut side of garlic all over steak, particularly the bone. Season generously all over with brown sugar, chile powder, salt and pepper.
3. Place steak in hot pan and carefully, using a potholder, transfer pan to broiler. Cook meat until done to taste, about 5 to 7 minutes for medium rare (you do not need to turn it). Transfer steak to a cutting board, and let it rest for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing and serving.