Steak Diane Recipe

  French Beef

two 1/2 inch-thick (about 6 oz. each)sirloin steaks,trimmed and flattened 1/4 inch thick
1 T. olive oil
2 T. unsalted butter
2 1/2 T. minced shallots
2 t.fresh lemon juice, or to taste
1 t. Worcestershire sauce
1 t. cornstarch
1/2 c. canned beef broth
2T. minced fresh parsley leaves
1 t. Cognac
freshly ground black pepper

In a large heavy skillet saute the steaks, patted dry, in the oil and 1 T. of the butter over moderately high heat, turning them once, for 1 1/2 minutes and transfer them to heated plates. Add the remaining 1 T. butter to the skillet, saute the shallots in it over moderately high heat, stirring, until they are browned, and stir in the lemon juice and the Worcestershire sauce. In a bowl dissolve the cornstarch in the broth, stir the mixture and the parsley into the skillet, and cook the mixture over moderately high heat until it is thickened. Whisk in the Cognac, the pepper, and salt to taste
Serves 2
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Steak Diane

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