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Steak with Shallot and Red Wine Sauce


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  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 8 shallots
  • sliced
  • 1 tbsp light soft brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 150 ml red wine
  • 100 ml beef stock
  • 2 rump steaks
  • each 175 g
  • 2 tsp peppercorns
  • crushed


servings 2
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat 2 tsps oil in pan, add shallots, cook on medium heat 5-7 mins until beginning to soften, stirring occasionally.
Stir in sugar, cook 1 min, stirring.
add balsamic, bubble 1-2 mins, stirring, add red wine and bubble 5 mins, stirring frequently.
Add stock, bring to boil, bubble 3-4 mins/until reduced slightly, stirring frequently.

Step 2

Preheat griddle pan.
Lightly brush steaks with rest of oil, coat with peppercorns.
Place steaks on griddle, cook to your liking, turning once.
Spoon over sauce to serve.


Replace shallots with 1-2 small red onions.

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