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First Steaks

Austex_EggerAustex_Egger Posts: 153
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
This was one cook that I was really looking forward to. I decided to do the standard method the first time, but will try the Trex method soon. I was not disappointed. Eggs are absolutely awesome cooking machines!!! :)

Started with some sirloins from Sams
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Seasoned with just some kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
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On the Egg. I got the egg up to 700, then seared each side for about 3 minutes. I then shut down the Egg and let cook for about 5 minutes for mine.
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Mine came out perfect!
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This was the best sirloin that I have EVER grilled myself. I like to get more of a crust during the sear, I'm thinking I need to get the steaks closer to the coals for that.

My challenge is that my wife likes her steaks well done (I know, its a crime). Any one have any tips on getting steaks well done. I'm almost thinking I'll have to butterfly hers or something. I left hers in the egg during the cook process for probably 15 minutes and the were still medium well. I now have a thermapen which will help, but I'm thinking they will dry out if I leave them on there too long.

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  • BobinFlaBobinFla Posts: 361
    My challenge is that my wife likes her steaks well done (I know, its a crime). Any one have any tips on getting steaks well done. I'm almost thinking I'll have to butterfly hers or something. I left hers in the egg during the cook process for probably 15 minutes and the were still medium well. I now have a thermapen which will help, but I'm thinking they will dry out if I leave them on there too long.
    Yes, of course they will dry out if you cook them to "well done". That is what "well done" is. ;) :(

    For the more crust, try the T-Rex. You will love it.

    BOB
  • XLentEGGXLentEGG Posts: 204
    The steak looks great !!
    I have been using the little steak thermometers that you stick in before you cook and leave in until served.They don't read temps,instead it shows rare, med rare, medium and well done. During the dwell, I face them towards the front of the Egg so I can just crack the lid open and read them. I pull the meat just before the desired doneness and after sitting for five minutes they are usually right on the mark.
    Yes, this is the biggest one they make.
  • SmokinbSmokinb Posts: 99
    I have a similar issue. Wife likes stuff cooked longer. If you double the sear time you'll get more char. You can roast longer too to get well done. Or you could just soak some shoe leather in some sauce and train her to eat properly cooked meat. ;)
  • pcipci Posts: 249
    My grand daughter bless her heart likes her steak like grandpa a bit on the rare side. We had some rib eyes last week ours the way we like & grandmas burned like she likes it. Funny thing is while we were eating and she saw the blood coming out of our steaks she got to gaging & ended up just trowing hers out.
  • leeflashleeflash Posts: 66
    the sirloin is a tasety steak off the egg.looks good.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    They look Splendid! :) You can put hers on before yours,it does'nt matter for how long.Not a lotta difference in well done and cremated. ;) :laugh:
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