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Cooked Ribeye in a cast iron skillet with asparagus

Perfect Cast Iron Ribeye

Looking for a quick and easy dinner recipe that the whole family will love? Mouth-watering and tender, cast iron ribeye is the king of weeknight dinners.
Course Meats
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, ribeye
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 510kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Season ribeye very generously with salt, as professional chefs say, make salt snow over ribeye. Season to taste with pepper. Let the ribeye rest for at least an hour.
    Raw seasoned Ribeye on a plate
  • Preheat cast iron skillet to the point where it's almost smoking. Drizzle skillet with a little bit of oil. Place seasoned ribeye onto the preheated skillet, let it cook for about 30 second and move to prevent sticking. Now let the ribeye cook for a few minutes on each side. Look for temperature guide above.
    Cooked Ribeye in a cast iron skillet
  • Let ribeye rest before serving, otherwise all the juices will run out and you will end up with a dry steak.
    Tim cutting ribeye in a skillet


Calories: 510kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 3607mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 4.2mg