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How to cook Tomahawk Steak

How to cook tomahawk steak perfectly every time
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: steak
Servings: 8
Calories: 291kcal


  • 1 tomahawk steak 48-60oz
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter if desired


  • Let your steak come to room temp on the countertop. Preheat your oven to 250ºF or one side of your gas/charcoal grill on low. Season your steak with salt and pepper.
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  • Put the temperature probe into the thickest part of the steak (see notes if you don’t have a probe-type thermometer) then put the steak in the center of the oven or farthest away from the heat on the grill until it hits 10ºF below your desired temperature, flipping every 5 minutes or so. See notes for steak cooking temps.
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  • Rest your steak for 5-15 minutes (longer is better) while you heat up your grill, pizza oven, blow torch, or cast iron pan.
  • Sear your steak until your desired color is achieved (about 30 seconds per side for me). Serve immediately with fixins and sauces, if desired.
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If you don't have a probe type thermometer, check with an instant read as you flip every 5 minutes.
Steak cooking temp
Rare: 125ºF | Medium rare: 135ºF | Medium: 145ºF | Medium well: 155ºF | Well done: ?‍♂️


Serving: 100g | Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.01g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 0.01g | Sugar: 0.01g