Getting the perfect sear on a piece of meat or fish is so satisfying. Not only does it look great, but the flavour is enhanced tenfold too: it’s all down to the Maillard reaction between amino acids and reducing sugars.
So just how do you get the perfect sear? The video below, a collaboration between Tasty and ChefSteps, one of the best cooking resources on the web, shows you how.
There are plenty of tips and tricks: like salting skin to ensure a deeper sear and of course making sure that your pan is smoking hot.