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Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce Recipe

Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce

Serves 6
Recipe by: Gelson


2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

2 Tbs. unsalted butter

2 lbs. sirloin steak, cut 2" thick

cup shallots, chopped

cup chives, finely chopped

1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

1 cup dry red wine

Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


In a heavy skillet over medium heat, bring the olive oil and butter to a sizzle.

Add the steak and cook for 8 minutes per side for rare, 9-10 minutes per side for medium.

Remove steak from skillet, place on a platter and cover.

Increase the heat to medium-high and add the shallots and all but 1 Tbsp. of chives to the skillet; stir and cook for 1 minute.

Pour in the vinegar and wine, simmer for 2 minutes, and season with sea salt and pepper.

Slice the sirloin crosswise into "-thick slices, place on platter.

Pour sauce over the steak and top with remaining chopped chives.



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