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Searing Steaks; Locking Juices In

How to Sear Steaks

Steaks are tender and tender meat should cook over high heat. A trick to locking in flavor and juices is to sear the steak.

I usually build an extremely hot fire when grilling steaks. I like my steaks with a nice char on the outside and medium to medium rare on the inside.

Build a pyramid shaped stack of coals and let them burn down. When the coals are mostly white the fire is ready.

I place the steak directly over the hot coals for 1 minute per side. The flames may engulf the steak, but this is okay. The high heat is sealing the outside of the steak.