If you thought your cast-iron skillet was only meant for frying and sautéeing, think again. From skillet-fried buttermilk chicken to a giant cookie sundae, take a break from your nonstick pan and pull out this versatile skillet.
Flat Iron Steak With Red Wine Sauce
Giada De Laurentiis offers this recipe that cooks a tri-tip or flat iron steak to perfection in a cast-iron skillet, augmented by a zesty red wine sauce that is surprisingly easy to make.
Indian Naan Bread
The next time you’re planning an Indian feast, try Anna Olson’s skillet-style Naan that delivers authentic taste and texture without the need for a traditional tandoori oven.
Pan-Roasted Pork Chop with Pan Gravy
A sizzling cast-iron pan sears this pork chop to mouth-watering perfection, with halved baby potatoes, red onion, broccoli and kale combining as the savoury side dish in this one-pan meal, with the same pan also used to make thick, delicious gravy.
Skillet Cookie Sundae
You’ve probably used your skillet to make a lot of meals, but has a giant cookie sundae ever been among them? If not, you’re going to love this recipe for a skillet-baked chocolate chip cookie topped with ice cream and hot fudge, courtesy of The Pioneer Woman’s Ree Drummond.
Skillet Chicken Lasagna
Ree Drummond serves up this one-pot meal that’s easy to make and even easier to clean up, full of robust flavours. Try it and you may never go back to traditional baked lasagna again.
Skillet-Fried Buttermilk Chicken
Whether you spice it up with a Sriracha-honey glaze or enjoy it au naturel, this mouth-watering fried chicken is moist and juicy on the inside, surrounded by an extra-crispy coating. The secret: submerging the chicken in a buttermilk bath, which infuses the meat with rich flavour and moist juiciness.
Cast-Iron Skillet Berry Cobbler
If you’re used to baking your fruit-filled cobblers, you won’t believe how easy and how delicious this berry cobbler is, considering it’s cooked on the grill in a cast-iron skillet.
Skillet Scalloped Potatoes
Gloriously cheesy, these skillet-roasted scalloped spuds are a flavour-packed side dish that’s sure to become a family favourite.