Select a steak at least 1 1/2 inches thick.
Heat broiler for 10 minutes with regulator set at 550Â° F.
Arrange steak on a rack.
Place rack 4 inches under heat.
For rare steak broil 7 to 8 minutes, season with salt and pepper, turn and broil on other side for same length of time.
Remove to a hot platter.
Place butter on top of steak, sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve at once.
Allow 1/2 pound of meat per person.
Other steaks may be broiled in the same way.
For broiling time.