How long do I cook a steak for medium rare?
Place the steaks on the grill and cook until golden brown and slightly charred, 4 to 5 minutes.
Turn the steaks over and continue to grill 3 to 5 minutes for medium-rare (an internal temperature of 135 degrees F), 5 to 7 minutes for medium (140 degrees F) or 8 to 10 minutes for medium-well (150 degrees F).
How long do you cook a steak for medium rare on the stove?
Sear for 3 minutes without moving the steak (to form a crust). Turn and cook for 2 minutes for rare or 3 to 4 for medium rare. Remove the steaks from the pan and let them rest on a board or platter for a few minutes before serving.
How can you tell if a steak is medium rare?
Touch your middle finger to the tip of your thumb. That’s how a medium rare steak feels. Next, touch the tip of your ring finger to your thumb. This is what a medium-well will feel like.
How do you cook beef medium rare?
Give it 20 minutes’ cooking at the initial temperature; after that turn the heat down to gas mark 5, 375°F (190°C) and cook it for 15 minutes to the pound (450 g) – this will give you rare beef. Add 15 minutes to the total cooking time for medium rare and 30 minutes for well done.