Cooking Times For Steaks

Cooking times for steaks is divided into 5 stages. Everything depends on Your taste.

Rare stage:
Cooking time for rare steaks, heat the pan to approximately 135-140 degrees F and sear the steaks 5 to 6 minutes on each side. Your steaks should have a slightly brown sear on the outside and a beet-red, bloody center. Though rare steaks are not recommended to eat. If any bacteria occurs, it usually is on the outside of the steak, and the bacteria is cooked off once the steak is seared.

Medium-rare stage:
Cooking time for medium-rare steaks, heat the pan to approximately 145 degrees F and sear the steaks 7 to 8 minutes on each side. Your steaks will have a more profound sear on the outside edges and a red center. The steak should still have some blood, but it will be much less than what you would find in a rare steaks.

Medium stage:
Cooking time for medium steaks, heat the pan to approximately 160 degrees F and sear the steaks 8 to 9 minutes on each side. Your steaks should be well-done on the outside with a reddish-pink color in the center. Your steaks also should be bloodless.

Medium-well stage:
Cooking time for medium-well steaks, heat the pan to approximately 165 degrees F and sear the steaks 9 to 10 minutes on each side. Your steaks should be cooked almost all the way through with a light hint of pink in the center.

Well-done stage:
Cooking time for well-done steaks, heat the pan to approximately 170 degrees F and sear the steaks 10 to 11 minutes on each side. There should be no sign of any red or pink meat when your steaks are fully cooked.

So, remember that the recommended cooking steaks to 165 degrees Fahrenheit to kill bacteria. The only way to cook steak, which meets this criterion is to cook it well (170 degrees Fahrenheit). Enjoy! :)