Pan Seared T-Bone Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Pan Seared T-Bone Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

The T-Bone steak is a premium cut of beef derived from the back or loin area of a beef animal and contains the same muscles that are found in tenderloins and strip steaks. In the T-Bone, the tenderloin and strip steak muscles are separated by a T-shaped bone. Try using this cut in grilling and pan-searing recipes.

T-bone steak on a cutting board.
Yield: 3 servings
  • ½ cup of firmly packed fresh parsley, gently rubbed under cold running water, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Tablespoon red wine or apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 pound beef T-Bone Steak
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. To make the chimichurri sauce, finely chop parsley and garlic, or pulse it in a food processor or blender. Place in a medium-sized bowl.
  3. Stir in dried oregano, vegetable oil, and vinegar. Add pepper and red pepper flakes, if desired. Refrigerate until using.
  4. Pat the steak dry with a paper towel. Season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  5. Preheat cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steak and cook for 7 minutes.
  6. Flip the steak and cook for another 4 minutes until the meat reaches an internal temperature of 145°F on a food thermometer.
  7. Transfer the steak to a cutting board and cover loosely with foil. Let rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
  8. Serve topped with chimichurri sauce.
  9. Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to four days.

To make this recipe using an air-fryer, follow this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

  • Calories 220
  • Total Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 440mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 1g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Total Sugars 0g
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 15%
  • Potassium 6%
Nutrition Software Used: 
ESHA Food Processor