Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet

Let’s cook an easy, one-skillet steak and potatoes dinner! Tender steak bites and crispy golden potatoes in a garlic-butter sauce with fresh herbs? Yes, please. Ready in 25 minutes, this steak and potatoes rivals any restaurant dish. Try it tonight!

Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet

Over here, we love a good date night at home. With endless recipes and ideas to choose from, it’s easy to make any night special. Just pop the wine, grab a few basic ingredients, and put your favorite music on while you cook!

This juicy steak and potatoes dish sizzled in a luscious garlic-herb butter is our latest love. It is simple comfort meets easy elegance in one pan, ready in under 30 minutes. No fuss, no crazy ingredients, and hardly any cleanup. Now, that’s romantic!

If you’re looking for the perfect dish to cook for that special someone, you’ve found it. What if you’re looking for a simple, flavorful weeknight meal that comes together quickly? You found that, too! 

As a bonus, this is a full, wholesome meal for the family in just one skillet. It serves four, but if you’re lucky, those buttery garlicky steak bites make scrumptious leftovers for lunch the next day. I served this with my Garlic Butter Mushrooms and Easy French Onion Soup on a chilly night. It really hit the spot for a fancy-ish, French inspired dinner.

Let’s get you to the recipe, and start cooking!

Ready to cook your own Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet?

• In a large bowl, combine steak strips with soy sauce, olive oil, hot sauce and pepper. Toss and allow to marinade while you cook potatoes.

•  In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter. Once butter is melted, add potatoes. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are golden and tender. Transfer potatoes to a plate and set aside.

•  Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and garlic to the same skillet, set to medium-high. Lay steak strips in one layer. Cook for 2 minutes, flipping once, until browned.

• Return potatoes to the skillet with the steak. Cook until heated through, 1-2 minutes more. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

• Remove from heat and sprinkle with fresh thyme and grated Parmesan, if desired.

Keep reading for full ingredient list + recipe, below

More easy steak dinners you might like:

• Roasted Beef Tenderloin

• Skillet Balsamic Skirt Steak

• Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Portobellos

• Grilled Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

• Skillet Steaks with Gorgonzola Herb Butter


I hope you enjoy this easy, scrumptious Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet. We love this recipe for an elevated, fun weeknight meal with minimal clean-up. It also makes a wonderfully romantic dinner for a cozy date at home. Pop the bubbly and treat yourself (and them) tonight!

Please feel free to leave a comment and a star rating, if you give it a go. I would love to know if you devour this delicious steak and potatoes, like we did.

Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet

Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1-1/2 lb. flank steak, sliced against grain
  • 1-1/2 lb. baby yellow potatoes, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan, optional

Instructions

    In a large bowl, combine steak strips with soy sauce, olive oil, hot sauce and pepper. Toss and allow to marinade while you cook potatoes.

    In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter. Once butter is melted, add potatoes. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are golden and tender. Transfer potatoes to a plate and set aside.

    Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and garlic to the same skillet, set to medium-high. Lay steak strips in one layer. Cook for 2 minutes, flipping once, until browned.

    Return potatoes to the skillet with the steak. Cook until heated through, 1-2 minutes more. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

    Remove from heat and sprinkle with fresh thyme.

    Enjoy!

Notes

Prefer a different cut than flank steak? You can also use rib eye, tenderloin, strip loin, strip steak, or your preferred cut.

Adapted from EatWell101

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