This beef will taste like it came from a top-notch steakhouse

Sure, you could just sear the steak on the grill. But if you use a cast-iron grill pan, you’ll taste the magic that happens when mushrooms, thyme, and garlic all sizzle together with steak.

We asked Ricardo Jarquin, the chef de cuisine of Travelle Kitchen + Bar at the Langham in Chicago, how to bring that delicious steakhouse-grade meal right to your dinner table.
The Ultimate Steakhouse Dinner Recipe

What You’ll Need:

10-ounce hanger steak
2 Tbsp olive oil
Leaves from a sprig of thyme
4 garlic cloves
The zest of 1 lemon
Soy sauce
200 grams of sliced mushrooms
3 sliced shallots
2 whole garlic cloves
2 thyme sprigs
Watercress

How to Make It:

Marinate the Steak: In a bowl, marinate a 10-ounce hanger steak in 1 Tbsp olive oil, the leaves from a sprig of thyme, 2 sliced garlic cloves, the zest of 1 lemon, and a good pour of soy sauce.
Grill the Steak: In a grill pan on medium high, add a swirl of olive oil, 200 grams sliced mushrooms, 3 sliced shallots, 2 whole garlic cloves, and 2 thyme sprigs. Cook, stirring, till the mushrooms brown; then push everything to the edges of the pan. Add the steak; sear 5 minutes per side. Top with watercress.