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How to cook a perfect rump steak

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By Will Godfrey

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This post will show you the easiest way to cook a rump steak, like the ones we have in some of our Gousto recipes, so that it’s perfect every time. For how to cook a perfect sirloin steak, take a look at this older post with Chef Flo.

For best results, use a non-stick pan and allow your rump steak to come up to room temperature before cooking.  Rump steaks vary in thickness, so this is a guide for a steak around 1.5cm thick; if yours is a bit thicker, just add a little more time (and vice versa).

This post will show you the easiest way to cook a rump steak, so that it’s perfect every time. For best results, use a non-stick pan and allow your rump steak to come up to room temperature before cooking. Rump steaks vary in thickness, so this is a guide for a steak around 1.5cm thick; if yours is a bit thicker, just add a little more time (and vice versa).

Cooking Your Rump Steak

Cook time: 15

Ingredients

  • Rump steak
  • A drizzle of vegetable oil
  • Salt

Method

  1. Heat your pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a high heat. how to cook steak
  2. Pat your rump steak dry, rub with vegetable oil and season both sides with salt. season your steak with vegetable oil and salt
  3. Once very hot, add the steak to the pan and cook for 2-3 min on each side for medium rare. Cook for a further minute on each side for well done. frying steak in a pan
  4. Once cooked, transfer the steak to a chopping board, cover with a clean tea towel and leave to rest in a warm place for 5-10 minutes. leave your steak to rest

Tip: Try not to move your steak around in the pan whilst it’s cooking as this will prevent it from browning.

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