This is a proven receipe in my restaurant.
Use choice hand-cut, rib-eye or kc strip
Create steak rub with a balance of cracked black pepper, lawerys sensoned salt, and garlic powder. Heavly pat on steak. Bring cast iron skillet with coat of peanut oil to smoking temp. cook steak to desired temp. the outer layer will be crusted. The inside will be tender. Butter steak, cover with plate, and let rest five min.