Can you bake a NY strip

In this brief guide, we will address the query, “Can you bake a NY strip?” We will also discuss how to perfectly bake a NY strip, and the adequate baking time, we will share some secret tips for a perfect baked NY strip, so read carefully till the end.

Can you bake a NY strip?

Yes, you can bake a NY strip easily at home and enjoy its rich flavour that will melt your heart with its nice and tender texture, brown crusty exterior, and it is super delicious plumpy, juicy and beefy flavour.

A New York strip also known as strip loin steak is a firm and tender beef steak that is taken from the back or short loin of beef or cow, however, it is less tender than the fillet mignon.

 All these features make baked NY strips a perfect classical dinner for almost every occasion that you can serve with baked potato, mashed potatoes, or salad.

How can you perfectly bake a NY strip?

In this section, we will give you the main steps and tips on how to perfectly bake a NY strip at home just like a pro.

But let me first tell you that the secret technique of this recipe is to cook these strips in 2 steps, first by searing the meat in a super-hot cast-iron skillet before finally baking it in the oven. 

Baking a NY strip can never be any easier and faster, all you have to do is read carefully these guiding tips and steps before trying it yourself.

  • Preheat the oven up to 50 °F and make sure that the rack is in the center
  • Place your cast iron grill pan or cast-iron skillet on the stove and heat over high temperature for 5-7 minutes until it starts to smoke hot
  • Remove the NY strip from the fridge and thaw until they reach room temperature. 
  • Rub the NY strip sides with olive oil and season with salt and pepper then let the meat rest for a while.
  • Place the seasoned NY strip in the hot skillet and sear for 2 minutes on each side without flipping until the meat is browned with grill marks and gets a nice crust
  • transfer carefully the hot skillet with the cooked NY strip to the preheated oven by using oven mitts
  • Bake the NY strip enough time according to the doneness level desired as we will explain in the coming section.
  • Remove your baked NY strip from the oven and place them on a plate then cover with foil and let it to rest for about 5 minutes

What is the adequate baking time of NY strips?

The adequate cooking time of the 1.5-inch-thick NY strip basically depends on the level of meat doneness that you like or desire keeping in mind that cooking these strips is performed on 2 levels as previously explained.

Thus for a detailed view of the adequate baking time of NY strips, check the table below.

NY strip Doneness levelSearing Time Baking timeMeat Internal temperature
Rare2 minutes/side1-2 minutes120F
Medium rare2 minutes/side2-3 minutes130F
Medium2 minutes/side3-5 minutes140F
Medium well2 minutes/side4-7 minutes150F

Well done
2 minutes/side5-8 minutes160F

What are the secret tips for a perfect baked NY strip?

  • Do not bake the NY strips directly from the fridge, instead let them cool down to reach room temperature to ensure even cooking
  • Due to the high quality of beef Ny strips, they do not need a heavy seasoning, so it is enough to rub with olive oil and sprinkle some salt and pepper
  • Do not over sear the Ny strips on the stove since the aim of this step is give them a crusty brown exterior, the interior of the meat will be cooked later in the oven
  • Do not flip the NY strip while searing unless they get a good browning or grill marks
  • Use an internal meat thermometer or a probe thermometer to measure the NY strips temperature and get the doneness level desired
  • Do not cut and serve the baked NY strips immediately after cooking but instead let it rest in a plate so that juices settle and the meat becomes tender and juicy rather than resting in the skill because it will be overcooked

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In this brief guide, we have addressed the query, “Can you bake a NY strip?” We have also discussed how to perfectly bake a NY strip, and the adequate baking time, we will share some secret tips for a perfect baked NY strip, so read carefully till the end.

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