Tuscan Rib-Eye Steak

ingredients

1 to 2 servings
 
Marinade
1 (18-ounce) bone-in rib eye steak, about 1 ½ inches thickbone-in rib eye steak1
4 sprigs of rosemaryfresh rosemary4
2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashedgarlic clove2
4 sprigs of thymefresh thyme4
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oilextra-virgin olive oil2
Steak
1 ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, dividedkosher salt1 ¼
½ teaspoon lemon zest, from 1 lemonlemon zest½
1 teaspoons lemon juice, from half of a lemonlemon juice1
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, dividedextra-virgin olive oil1
¼ teaspoon chopped thyme leavesfresh thyme¼
¼ teaspoon chopped rosemary leaves fresh rosemary¼
¼ freshly ground black pepper plus extra for garnishfreshly ground black pepper¼
1 large eggegg(s)1
6 or 7 baby arugula leavesarugula leaves6

instructions

 
Marinade
The day before you plan on cooking your steak, place the rib eye in a resealable baggie with the rosemary, garlic, thyme, and olive oil. Move the herbs and garlic around the bag with the steak to coat the steak with the flavors. Store in the refrigerator over night.
Steak
Preheat a grill pan to medium high heat. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Remove the steak from the refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking.

Season the steak evenly with 1 teaspoon salt and place it directly on to the preheated grill. Do not move it. Allow the steak to sear for 5 minutes to form a golden brown crust. Flip the steak and repeat the same method on the other side. Remove the steak to a baking sheet and place in the oven for 10 minutes for medium doneness. Set aside and allow the steak to rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix together the lemon zest, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons olive oil, thyme, rosemary, 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Set aside. Heat a small non stick saute pan over medium heat. Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and slide in the egg being careful not to break the yolk. Season with remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Reduce the heat to medium low and cook the egg gently until the white is set and the yolk is still soft, about 3 minutes.

Place the rested steak on a serving plate. Spoon 1 teaspoon herb oil directly over the steak. Place the sunny side up egg on top of the steak and scatter the arugula leaves organically over the egg. Drizzle with the remaining herb oil and top with a few grinds of freshly ground black pepper.
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