A Different Steak Au Poivre Recipe
1 lb top sirloin steak, cut 1 thick, boneless
2 tbsp black peppercorns, crushed
3 tbsp butter, or margarine; divided
1/4 cup shallots, or onion, minced
1/2 tsp hot pepper sauce
3 tbsp gin
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cut steak into 4 equal portions, and press the peppercorns evenly
into both sides. Heat 1 1/2 tb. butter in a large skillet over
medium heat until bubbly. Cook steaks 10 to 12 minutes for rare (140
degrees) or to desired doneness, turning once. Remove to a warm
Add the shallots to the skillet; cook 2 minutes, stirring
frequently. Stir in the pepper sauce. Add the gin; carefully ignite
with a match. When flames die out, remove from the heat, swirl in
remaining butter until melted and pour the sauce over the steaks.
Serving suggestions: Steamed fresh baby carrots and sugar snap
peas. (If Densie is coming to dinner, skip the peas!)
Source: Beef Industry Council
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