Shop Early for Father's Day! FREE GIFT With Purchase.

How to Sear Flat Iron Steaks

How to Sear Flat Iron Steaks

What’s not to love about tender flat irons crusted with crushed peppercorns and dazzling flaked salt?
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 4 8 oz flat iron steaks
  • 3 T crushed black peppercorns (smash them with your cast iron skillet, or run them through a coffee grinder
  • 3 T Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt
  • 3 T Olive oil
  • 2 T Falk Salt Crystal Flake Sea Salt


  1. Bring flat irons to room temperature.
  2. Heat your skillet on high until a drop of oil sizzles.
  3. Pat the steaks dry and season with some Kosher salt.
  4. Put your crushed peppercorns on a plate and press steaks on all sides.
  5. Sear steaks for about 6 minutes on each side, and don’t cook past medium rare, about 135 internal temperature.
  6. Let steaks rest and top with the crystal salt.
  7. Don’t forget to slice them against the grain!
chef lydia demonstrates her cooking skills
The Chef
DeBragga Chef - Lydia Liebchen