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My Air Fried Steak recipe will be your new favorite way to cook a steak! Rubbed with seasoning and topped with the best ever garlic butter sauce, these steaks perfectly cook in 8 minutes and are full of flavor.
Just one bite and you will want to make steak in the air fryer again and again!
- Best Steak in Air Fryer Recipe
- Air Fried Steak Ingredients
- How to Cook Steak in an Air Fryer
- Air Fryer Steak Recipe Tips
- Air Fryer Steak Degree of Doneness
- Air Fry Steak Seasoning
- Red Wine Reduction
- Steak in Air Fryer Recipes FAQs
- Air Fryer Steak Cooking Chart
- Best Steak Recipes
- Our readers love making Steak in the Air Fryer
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Best Steak in Air Fryer Recipe
I promise you are going to love this recipe! It's crisp on the outside and so juicy in the center. And, the best part is, you can make it using your favorite cut of beef using our air fryer steak tips.
The most perfect Steak I have ever eaten or made! Garlic Herb butter melted beautifully, no need for any other recipe! Family is happy happy! 😍👍Sherylynn
Air Fried Steak Ingredients
- Filet mignon steaks or steak cuts of your choice, many times I use london broil
- Chicago steak seasoning or steak seasoning of your choice
- Garlic butter sauce
- Olive oil
How to Cook Steak in an Air Fryer
- Sprinkle steak seasoning on each side of the steaks and pat down the seasoning.
- Add to a covered plate and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to overnight to marinate. When ready to cook, brush each side of both steaks with olive oil. Place the filets on the rack in the air fryer and cook for approximately 4 minutes at 390°F.
- After 4 minutes, flip the filets and cook for approximately 4 minutes more.
- Remove the air-fried steaks and top each filet with 1 tablespoon of garlic butter.
- Let the steaks rest for 10 minutes before cutting.
Air Fryer Steak Recipe Tips
- If your beef is thicker than the steaks shown here, you may need to cook it for an extra minute on each side.
- Use a meat thermometer. We always recommend using a meat thermometer. If they aren't done, cook them for a minute longer on each side until they reach temperature.
- Always cut the steak against the grain for the most tender bites of steak. The grain looks like lines running through the steak.
- Keep the size of your air fryer in mind. You don't want to overcrowd! You may be able to fit about 4 steaks at a time in your air fryer oven using two racks.
- Want some surf and turf? You can add a small lobster tail and it will cook in approximately the same amount of time.
The best part about this air-fried steak recipe is that it works for any cut of steak. Use your favorite cut of steak and adjust the cooking time based on the thickness of the steaks.
Air Fryer Steak Degree of Doneness
Follow this chart and our Steak Temperature Chart to find your ideal degree of doneness!
Air Fry Steak Seasoning
I use Chicago steak seasoning. Just salt and pepper work well, too. Give it a hearty coating! Another perfect choice is this Dry Rub for Steak. It's full of flavor and works beautifully on air-fried steak. I recommend trying it!
Red Wine Reduction
If you really want to fancy up this recipe and impress your guests, this dish is amazing with red wine sauce. It is an amazing combination of flavors!
Steak in Air Fryer Recipes FAQs
If the title didn't give us away already, yes! You can air fry steak. It's no secret that we love steak dinner recipes. What could be better than a perfectly cooked, juicy cut of beef, like a Reverse Sear Ribeye or Grilled Chuck Steak? The only answer is adding garlic butter sauce and cooking it in your air fryer!
You can use any cut of steak you prefer for this recipe, but if you're using a thinner steak, keep in mind that your cook time may vary.
We use filet mignon in air fryer, and they turn out beautifully medium-rare at 4 minutes on each side.
This air-fried steak has no ingredients containing gluten, so you can easily enjoy it on a gluten-free diet.
Air Fryer Steak Cooking Chart
Try making more of your favorite steak recipes in the air fryer by following my Air Fryer Steak cooking chart!
|Steak Cut||Steak Size||Cooking Temperature||Cooking Instructions in Air Fryer|
|Air Fryer Sirloin Steak||approx. 1-inch thick||400°F||5 minutes each side for med. rare, 6 minutes each side for medium, 8 minutes each side for well done|
|Air Fryer Steak Bites||approx. 1 lb.||400°F||10 minutes for med. rare, 13 minutes for medium; 15 minutes for well done|
|Air Fryer Filet Mignon||approx. 6 oz.||390°F||4 minutes each side for med. rare, 6 minutes each side for medium, 8 minutes each side for well done|
|Air Fryer Ribeye Steak||approx. 1.5-inch thick||400°F||6 minutes each side for med. rare, 8 minutes each side for medium, 9 minutes each side for well done|
Best Steak Recipes
- Pan Seared Steak
- Reverse Sear Steak
- Beef Chuck Steak
- Steak Milanesa
- Grilled Rib Eye Steak
- Grilled London Broil
- Grilled New York Strip Steak
- Tri-Tip Steak
Try more of our steak dinner recipes below!
Our readers love making Steak in the Air Fryer
These were amazing, my favorite thing I’ve cooked in the air fryer so far.Vanessa
I tried it! It came out GREAT 😊G. Parker
Wow!!! I am so happy with this recipe! I will admit I was skeptical at first, but I’m glad I tried it. Used rib eye, it was INCREDIBLY soft! Seasoned with salt, pepper and rosemary. Thanks for this great recipe!
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Amazing Air Fried Steak Recipe
- Air fryer
- 2 six oz. filet mignon steaks or steak cut of your choice
- 2 Tablespoons Chicago steak seasoning or our amazing Steak Rub
- 2 Tablespoons garlic butter sauce
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- Sprinkle 2 tablespoons Chicago steak seasoning or seasoning of your choice on each side of two 6 oz. filet mignon steaks. Pat down the seasoning.
- Add to a covered plate and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to overnight to marinate. When ready to cook, brush each side of both steaks with 1 tablespoon each of olive oil. Place the filets on the rack in the air fryer and cook for approximately 4 minutes at 390°F.
- After 4 minutes, flip the filets and cook for approximately 4 minutes more. Remove the air fried steaks and top each filet with 1 tablespoon garlic butter. Let the steaks rest for 10 minutes before cutting.
- Garlic butter
- Using thick steaks. If your steaks are thicker than the steaks shown here, you may need to cook them for an extra minute on each side.
- Use a meat thermometer. To
check if the steaks have reached your desired degree of doneness, we
always recommend using a meat thermometer. If they aren’t quite where
you need them to be, cook them for a minute longer on each side until
you reach the desired results.
- Cut against the grain. Always
cut steak against the grain for the most tender bites of steak. The
grain looks like lines running through the steak. You will easily be
able to see them before and after cooking.