Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
New York Strip Steak (1)
from the fridge and allow it to come to room temperature.
Heat a cast iron skillet over a high flame 'till very hot. Season steak liberally with
Salt (to taste)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
; cook in the skillet with
Oil (1 Tbsp)
. Cook 'till deep brown and crusty on the bottom — about four minutes.
Flip the steak, and add the
Fresh Rosemary (3 sprigs)
Fresh Thyme (3 sprigs)
Butter (2 Tbsp)
. Baste the steak with melted butter.
Place in the oven and cook 'till done to your liking — about 8 - 10 minutes for medium rare, basting occasionally.
Let steak rest at least 5 minutes before cutting.