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Rib Steak with Garlic Chive Butter

Cast iron seared Rib Steak with Garlic Chive Butter and sweet vine tomatoes
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Beef
Keyword: Cast Iron Steak in Oven
Servings: 2


  • 10" - 12" Cast iron pan


  • 1 rib steak about 1 - 1 1/2 inches thick
  • 1 tbsp. avocado oil can use canola or vegetable
  • salt and pepper
  • 1-2 vines of grape / cherry tomatoes

Chive Butter

  • 2 tbsp. butter room temperature
  • 2 tbsp. fresh chives minced
  • 1 tsp. garlic minced


  • Let rib eye steak come to room temperature while you heat cast iron pan in 500 degree oven.
  • Remove cast iron pan from oven and place on stove burner on high. Season rib eye steak generously with salt and pepper. Add oil to hot cast iron pan.
  • When oil is hot, place steak in center of hot cast iron pan and push middle down to ensure contact with the pan. Sear for 2 minutes without moving. Flip steak over, place 1/2 of the chive butter on steak and place vine tomatoes in the pan. Place pan back in 500 degree oven and cook for another 2 - 6 minutes depending on desired doneness. Remove at 140 degrees for medium rare, place remaining butter on steak and let rest for at least 10 minutes.