This easy air fryer steak will delight and surprise you. The air fryer is so versatile you can cook a variety of meats in it and steak is one of them.
WHAT KIND OF STEAK CAN YOU COOK IN THE AIR FRYER?
There is really a lot of flexibility in what kind of steak you can cook in the air fryer. A lot of it will depend on what cuts of steak you and your family like best.
This recipe was made with ribeye steak and it turned out great.
Other steaks that work well in the air fryer are filet mignon, skirt steak, and strip steak.
I think the steak cooks better if it is not frozen when cooked. Another important tool to have around is a meat thermometer so you get the steak just how you like it!
INGREDIENTS FOR SEASONED STEAK
This is a very basic steak recipe that calls for some simple seasonings. It doesn't always take a lot of ingredients to make a flavorful meal.
- Ribeye Steak
- Garlic Powder
- Salt and Pepper
- Olive Oil
HOW TO MAKE RIBEYE STEAK IN THE AIR FRYER
The less time I have to spend in the kitchen the happier I am. This recipe is so simple and easy it helps me get dinner on the table fast.
STEP ONE: SEASON STEAK
Start off by drizzling olive oil on both sides of the steaks. Rub the oil around so it is coating both sides of each steak.
Now go ahead and season both sides of each steak with the garlic powder and salt and pepper. You know how much salt and pepper you like to use!
Massage the seasonings into the steak.
STEP TWO: PREPARE BASKET
Go ahead and lightly spray the air fryer basket with non-aerosol olive oil spray.
Place the steaks in the air fryer basket. Depending on the size of your air fryer you may have to cook each steak separately.
STEP THREE: COOK STEAK
Set the air fryer to 400 degrees F.
Cook for 6 minutes then flip the steak over using tongs and air fry for another 6 minutes.
Allow the steak to rest for 5 minutes. This time frame is for a medium steak (internal temp of 145 degrees F).
Remember to slice the steak against the grain and serve right away.
TIPS FOR PERFECT STEAK IN THE AIR FRYER
In order to get the best results for your steak it is best to use an instant-read thermometer to check the temperature of the steak.
The steak needs to be 125 degrees F for rare, 135 degrees F for medium-rare, and 150 degrees F for medium-well.
This recipe was made using a 3.7-quart air fryer.
EASY AIR FRYER STEAK RECIPE
If you are following the Weight Watchers program the points are: myWW Blue Plan: 4 points, myWW Purple Plan: 4 points, myWW Green Plan: 4 points. The serving size is 4 ounces or 1/2 a steak.
You can print off the complete ingredients and instructions via the recipe card below.
This easy air fryer steak recipe is flavorful and delicious. It is an easy way to cook steak when you can't grill out.
- 2 Rib-eye Steak 8 ounces each
- 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
Drizzle a teaspoon of olive oil on one side of both the steak. Rub it in. Flip and drizzle a teaspoon of oil on the other side of both the steaks.
Season both sides of the steaks generously with salt, freshly cracked pepper and garlic powder. Massage it in.
Lightly spray the air fryer basket with non-aerosol olive oil spray.
Place the steak in the air fryer basket
Air fry at 400 F for 6 minutes Flip the steak and air fry for another 6 minutes at 400 F.
Let the steak rest for 5 minutes.
Slice against the grain and serve immediately.
Use an instant-read thermometer to check the temperature for your steak. We went for Medium (145F)
125F for Rare
135F for Medium Rare
145F for Medium
150F for Medium Well
Weight Watchers points: 4 myWW points for Purple, Green and Blue plans. Serving size is 1/2 a steak or 4 ounces.
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Wow! Genius! I just bought an air fryer and had no idea you could make this juicy steak in it.
Ok I have just been dying to get an air fryer! This looks SO YUMMY! I didn’t even know you could cook steak in an air fryer!! I’m getting one and the first recipe I’ll try is this one! Pinned for later!
I love finding new ways to use my Air Fryer. I never would have thought to cook steak in it. Thank you so much for the unique idea. I can’t wait to try it!
This looks like something I’d love to make with friends or family!