Air-Fryer Garlic-Butter Steak

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Nov. 21, 2023
This quick and easy air-fryer steak recipe is restaurant quality. It's about to become a staple at your house! —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia
Air-Fryer Garlic-Butter Steak Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 beef flat iron steak or boneless top sirloin steak (3/4 pound)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Place steak on tray in air-fryer basket. Cook until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°), 8-10 minutes, turning halfway through cooking.
  2. Meanwhile, combine butter, parsley, garlic and soy sauce. Serve with steak.

Test Kitchen tip
  • If you don’t have an air fryer, you can make this recipe on the stovetop.
  • Nutrition Facts

    4 ounces cooked beef with 2 teaspoons garlic butter: 353 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 125mg cholesterol, 322mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 33g protein.