Steak Diane

Serves 4 people.

4 eye steaks, 1 inch thick (you may choose to pound the steak thin)
salt and pepper
4 Tbsp of butter
2 Tbsp of minced shallots
1 Tbsp of dry red wine
2 Tbsp of Worcestershire sauce
2 ounces of beef stock (demi-glace)
2 Tbsp of minced parsley

  • Season steaks with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp of butter in a large skillet.
  • When butter is sizzling, sear steaks over high heat for 1 minute on each side.
  • Lower heat to medium and cook another 2 to 3 minutes on each side for medium rare.
  • Remove steak to a warm platter and discard the fatty drippings from the skillet.
  • Add 1 Tbsp of butter to the skillet and slightly cook the shallots.
  • Add the wine and boil slightly.
  • Add the Worcestershire sauce and the demi-glace.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for one minute.
  • Season to taste.
  • Remove from heat and add the remaining butter.
  • Stir in the parsley and pour the sauce over the steaks.
  • Serve immediately.

Serve with Galette Lyonnaise.