Dinner Recipes

Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce

Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce



Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce

Serves: 6


2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp unsalted butter
2 lbs sirloin steak cut 2 thick
1/2 cup shallots chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh chives
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 cup dry red wine
to taste sea salt and freshly ground pep


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 to 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 1/2 inch thick slices, place on platter.

Pour sauce over the steak and top with remaining chopped chives.1