I’ve posted pictures of N.Y. Strip steaks before, but I was pretty surprised with how well the sear turned out.
They say to wait until the oil in the pan is literally smoking. Check.
But the real reason I posted this is because I was able to do this with a non-stick pan. I know, I know: cast-iron is the way to go if you want a REAL sear, but check this out:
Score one for laziness.