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salt seasoned ribeye steak

How to Salt Steak

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  • Author: Adam Wojtow
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Salting time:: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes


  • Steak of choice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  • Remove the steak from the refrigerator, pat it dry with paper towels, and place it on a wire rack. 
  • Generously season the steak with kosher salt on both sides. Let it rest for at least 45 minutes at room temperature, or up to 24 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Cook the steak to your liking. If it has been resting in the refrigerator, remove it and let it sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before cooking.