How to Cook a Steak in an Iron Skillet on a Stove Top

Steak is not just for barbecue. When the desire for steak strikes, you can enjoy a juicy piece of beef in your comfortable kitchen. Cast iron pans grill a hard brown skin over the steak and cook the meat properly. Iron is compact and a good heat conductor. The heating is slow, but it keeps warm when heated. Steak is an ideal choice for cooking in an iron pan because the pan is brown on the outside but not overcooked on the inside. Cuts suitable for top cooking include ribs, ribs, skirts and steaks.