Who says air fryers are only for veggies and frozen food? Air Fryer Ribeye Steak is a game-changer for any steak lover. With this method, the steak is cooked to juicy perfection in just a few minutes.

Say goodbye to charred, dried-out steaks and hello to juicy, melt-in-your-mouth Air Fryer Ribeye Steak. The Air Fryer circulates hot air, resulting in a perfectly cooked steak with a crisp exterior, a perfect steak! You’ll never want to grill a steak again after trying this Air Fryer method! The result is a restaurant-quality steak every time. Give it a try for your next dinner party or date night at home. Your taste buds will thank you!

What Is A Ribeye Steak?

A ribeye steak, also known as a Delmonico or Spencer steak, is cut from the rib section of beef. What sets it apart from other cuts is its marbling – ample pockets of fat that melt while cooking and give the steak its signature tenderness and rich flavor. Ribeyes can be prepared in a variety of ways, but they are often grilled or pan-seared to preserve their juicy goodness.

Today, we used our air fryer for a perfect air fryer steak! This succulent cut is highly prized by steak connoisseurs and is a popular choice for special occasions or indulgent meals. Next time you’re at a steakhouse or picking out beef for grilling, consider trying a ribeye for an unforgettable dining experience.

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Can You Cook A Rib Eye Steak In Air Fryer?

Yes, and what’s better it only takes minutes, and pretty soon you will have a juicy steak dinner! And your family will love you, it’s one of the easiest air fryer recipes.

So, if you love juicy ribeye steak the air fryer is the perfect method t cook up your tender steak to perfection!

A Perfect Air Fryer Ribeye Steak Every Time!

A perfect ribeye steak is something that everyone wants to master, but it can be difficult to achieve that perfect balance of juicy, tender, and perfectly cooked. That’s where having an air fryer comes in handy!

  • Juicy Rib Eye Steak!
  • Delicious Ribeye steak!
  • Cooked in Minutes!
  • You can either marinate the steak or use a simple steak rub!
  • You can use thicker cuts or thinner cuts! The recipe will remain the same for this delicious cut of meat!

Check Out Our Air Fryer Ribeye Steak Recipe

Ingredients Needed

Remember for full details, keep on scrolling for the printable recipe card below. And I have included the recipe for the very easy herb garlic butter as well.

  • Ribeye: If you’re looking for a long, juicy steak that’s easy to cook and tastes delicious – look no further than this ribeye Use1″ thick steaks without bones (the thicker they are the better) so there is plenty of meat on top as well as in between those tasty layers! Look for even marbling throughout your rib-eye steak.
  • Olive Oil: You can also use any other high-heat oil, such as avocado oil, grapeseed oil, or coconut oil.
  • Seasoning: You can use a variety of seasonings and spices, I used salt and black pepper. But some other great seasonings would be garlic powder, onion powder, fresh parsley, or use your favorite dry rub!

How To Cook Ribeye In Air Fryer

Cooking a ribeye steak in an air fryer may seem intimidating at first, but it’s actually quite simple

 Air Fryer Ribeye Steak

Step One: Take your steak out and bring it to room temperature. This will allow your ribeye to cook more evenly, and be even juicer! Then make sure to pat the steak dry with paper towels and season it with salt and pepper. Then spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray to prevent sticking.

 Air Fryer Ribeye Steak

Step Two: Rub Your steaks with olive oil and then season them, make sure that you get the sides of the steak.

Step Three: Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees F and run the air fryer for 5 minutes, before adding your steak, this will sear your steak, as soon as it hits the hot air fryer basket.

Step Four: Cook for 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking time. Check for the desired doneness using a meat thermometer – 125 degrees Fahrenheit is medium rare, 130 degrees Fahrenheit is medium, and 135 degrees Fahrenheit is well done. Let rest for 3-5 minutes before serving for maximum juiciness

Step Five: Let your steak rest for about 2 to 3 minutes, before serving.

Air Fryer Ribeye Steak

Tips For Cooking The Best Air Fryer Ribeye Steak

If you are looking for the perfect air fryer steak, look no further than a ribeye. The marbling in this cut of meat ensures that it stays tender and juicy during cooking

  • Dry Your Steak: To get the best steak, dry it with either a paper towel or kitchen towel, then add your spices and seasonings.
  • Preheating: For a perfect sear on the outside of your steak, make sure you preheat your air fryer. This will depend on the air fryer you are using, but it adds some great extra flavor!
  • Meat Thermometer: To prevent overcoming, make sure that you check the internal temperature of your steak, as it cooks up, the cook time will vary greatly, depending on the thickness of the steak, and the air fryer brand. So, for best results check the temperature frequently, and then remove it at the desired temperature.
  • Best Flavor: For the best flavor experiment with seasonings and spices, until you find something you love! There are a lot of steak seasonings on the market. There are also a number of simple marinades that you can

Best Side Dishes For Steak Dinners

When it comes to steak dinners, the main event is obviously the meat. But, in order to make the meal complete, you need to choose the right side dishes.

Some classic options include creamy air fryer mashed potatoes, roasted or sautéed vegetables, and air fryer baked potatoes or air fryer twice-baked potatoes.

For something a bit different, or for a low-carb option, try serving a refreshing salad with vinaigrette dressing or grilled asparagus drizzled with lemon juice and Parmesan cheese.

Whatever you choose, make sure to complement the flavors of the steak by choosing sides that pair well with it. So go ahead and dish out some delicious sides to truly elevate your next steak dinner.

What To Serve With Steak

Whether you are eating filet mignon, skirt steak, or air-fried steak, there are a number of different ways you can serve it. I love serving it with simple compound butter, and some steak sauce.

How Long To Cook Air Fryer Rib Eye Steak

When it comes to cooking a delicious rib eye steak in the air fryer, the question of “how long” can vary based on a few factors.

Firstly, the size and thickness of the steak will affect the cooking time. A thin cut may only take 4-5 minutes on each side, while a thicker cut may need 6-7 minutes per side. Secondly, personal preference also plays a role in determining cooking time.

A rare steak may only need to be cooked for 4 minutes per side, while medium or well-done steaks may require additional time. Lastly, always make sure to use a digital meat thermometer to ensure the steak has reached your preferred level of doneness. With these considerations in mind, your air fryer can easily deliver a perfectly cooked rib eye steak every time. Bon appetit!

How Store Leftover Air-Fried Ribeye Steak

If you have any leftover steak, let it cool to room temperature and then place it into an airtight container. It will last for a couple of days. You can reheat the ribeye in the air fryer for a couple of minutes at 400 degrees F, using the air frying setting.

 Air Fryer Ribeye Steak
Air Fryer Ribeye Steak

Air Fryer Ribeye Steak

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings

Description

Who says air fryers are only for veggies and frozen food? Air Fryer Ribeye Steak is a game-changer for any steak lover. With this method, the steak is cooked to juicy perfection in just a few minutes.

Ingredients 

  • 2 medium ribeye steaks
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Compound Butter:

  • 6 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh herbs, chives or parsley

Instructions

  • Take your steak out and bring it to room temperature. This will allow your ribeye to cook more evenly, and be even juicer! Then make sure to pat the steak dry with paper towels and season it with salt and pepper. Then spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  • Rub Your steaks with olive oil and then season them, make sure that you get the sides of the steak.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees F and run the air fryer for 5 minutes, before adding your steak, this will sear your steak, as soon as it hits the hot air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking time. Check for the desired doneness using a meat thermometer – 125 degrees Fahrenheit is medium rare, 130 degrees Fahrenheit is medium, and 135 degrees Fahrenheit is well done. Let rest for 3-5 minutes before serving for maximum juiciness
  • Let your steak rest for about 2 to 3 minutes, before serving.

To Make Compound Butter: Mix all of the ingredients together, and chill before serving.

    Equipment

    • Air Fryer

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1gCalories: 814kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 46gFat: 70gSaturated Fat: 36gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 27gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 228mgSodium: 1552mgPotassium: 652mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 0.1gVitamin A: 1258IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 4mg

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