this steak that I'm about to cook .
You will think it's been on a smoky grill outside .
But no , no , no , no .
We are making it inside in an air fryer .
We're making my air fryer marinated steak .
Now I cannot overemphasise how good this recipe is going to be .
It is so wonderful .
When you do steak in an air fryer .
It is something to behold .
It is like magic .
You get a perfect crust on the outside , perfect tenderness and juiciness on the inside .
And we're going to play a little bit of magic tricks with the steak .
So we get that nice , smoky charcoal flavour .
So we're gonna start out with our dry rub .
Now , I've done this before .
This is the perfect dry rub for your everyday steak .
This works well with a porterhouse with a scotch fillet .
It's up to you .
Rib eyes , New York strip fillet mignon .
It is just perfect .
It goes with everything .
So into a bowl , I'm gonna be adding in some oregano , some ground cumin , some smoked paprika , some onion powder and some garlic powder .
And then I'm adding in some salt and some freshly ground black pepper .
So grab the steak .
I'm using a scotch fillet today , and I'm just going to place over , Sprinkle over that dry rub and just press it down slightly on both sides .
And the smell already is just phenomenal .
It is amazing .
So make sure both sides are coated and then just put it to one side .
And now we're gonna work on the the other element for our marinade , and this time it's liquid .
So into a bowl , I'm gonna be adding in some soy sauce .
And to that , I'm gonna be adding in some liquid smoke .
Now , liquid smoke is a concentrated smokiness flavour that you can add to marinades to give you that effect , that it has been smoked or char grilled and it is just amazing .
The smell of it is really , really cool .
But you only if you drink otherwise it can overpower everything .
So just mix this around now why Soy sauce ?
Well , I love the East Meats West thing I .
I think that the flavours in the dry rub are really westernised flavours , and the soy sauce brings a saltiness to the dish .
It brings a depth that brings out that beef flavour and really enhances the steak , and it just makes it so juicy as well .
I just love it .
So what I do in a ziplock bag ?
I place in the dry rub steak , and then I just pour in that soy sauce and liquid smoked marinade , and then I just zip it up , give it a mix around , and then I just leave it in the fridge for about 30 minutes to half an hour .
You can leave it in there for a few more hours if you wanted to .
Once it's marinated , bring it out and then I'm placing it in the air fryer now with the steak .
What I do is I preheat my air fryer , so I have a different plate on this air fryer .
I've got this grilling plate there , and I just preheat it for about 5 to 10 minutes at 200 degrees or 400 F , 200 degrees Celsius .
And the reason is , I don't want my steak going in on a cold surface , and it's nice and hot already when I put that steak in so it takes less time to cook , so just place the steak down after you've preheated the air fryer , and I'm only giving this about six minutes , three minutes aside , and you can see when I turn this steak over .
Have a look at how juicy and glistening it is .
It is a thing of absolute beauty , very important .
Once the cooking process is finished , leave it to rest for a few minutes .
All those juices will just contract a little bit .
And just to top it off , what I do personally , I love this .
You've seen me do this before .
I love chopped chives on steak .
I just love that little fresh onion subtle onion flavour that you get from chives on a piece of steak .
So I place it just over the top , and then we'll slice into it and have a look at this steak .
It is so tender , so beautiful , so glistening .
All those steak descriptive words that we cooks use .
But whatever , whatever it is , just look at it .
If this doesn't make your mouth water , something is extremely wrong with you .
It is just a thing of pure joy .
It eats really well .
It's tender , it's not overcooked .
It's not undercooked .
So and it's one of these times where I think everyone around the table would look at that and go , Yeah , I'll eat that .
It doesn't matter .
It's medium rare or well done or whatever it is .
It just looks juicy and it looks yummy .
I cook a lot of steak in the air fryer , and I am always surprised at how good it actually comes out .
Nothing will ever beat a pan on some gas or anything like that .
Nothing will ever beat that .
But I'm really surprised at the way this comes out .
It is convenient .
It is so easy to do , and it's perfect for families .
This will be guaranteed one of the best steaks you will ever have in your life .
Go and make this .
You can go and serve it up with a salad .
It is just divine .
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