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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Pan-Fried Shell Steaks

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 15 mins
  • servings: 4


  • 4 shell steaks (each about 8 ounces and 3/4 inch thick)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil


  1. Step 1

    Season steaks with coarse salt and ground pepper. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 steaks; cook until medium-rare, about 2 minutes per side. Repeat with another 2 teaspoons oil and remaining steaks. Let rest 5 minutes before serving.

  2. Step 2

    Serve with Spicy Pepper Vinaigrette if desired.

Everyday Food, April 2006