Remove rib eye steaks from refrigerator 15 minutes before starting recipe.
Turn air fryer to 400 degrees (or the highest temp possible) and set time to 15 minutes. Air fryer needs to preheat at least 5 minutes before place in steaks.
Coat both sides of steaks with salt, garlic powder and pepper. With your hand, press seasonings into steaks.
Open air fryer and quickly place both steaks into basket and close.
Cook at 400 degrees for 4 minutes and then quickly flip steaks over and cook for 3 minutes more.
Turn off air fryer and do not open. Let sit for 1 minute for rare. For medium rare, let sit 2 minutes. For less rare 3 minutes, and so on.
Top with Blue Cheese Butter.
Cook time and method is based on thickness of steak, not weight.If the steak is too rare for your taste, preheat air fryer to 400 (or highest temp) degrees for 5 minutes and then place steak back into air fryer basket. Let cook one minute and then shut off unit and wait 1 minute before removing.It is important to make sure the air fryer is screaming hot before cooking the steaks, even needing to cook more. Always start with a screaming hot air fryer.The photos in the recipe are 16 ounce steaks.