Traditional Gaelic Irish Steak with Irish Whiskey

Total Time:
3 hr 40 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
3 hr
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 (10-ounce) prime Irish sirloin steaks
  • Salt, pepper, beef aromatics and bay leaf for seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs of own choice, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 glasses Irish whiskey
  • 3 to 4 ounces melted butter
  • 1 finely chopped large onion
  • 3 large finely chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • Chopped fresh parsley leaves, to garnish
Directions
  • Place the steaks into a marinating dish. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, beef aromatics, bay leaf, 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh herbs of own choice, 1 glass of Irish whiskey and 3 to 4 ounces of melted butter and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours

  • Remove steak from marinade and place on hot grill or pan, sealing both sides of the steak and cook to required taste.

  • To make the Gaelic sauce use remaining marinade as a base and place in hot pan. Add 1 finely chopped large onion and allow to simmer until onions tender. Then add 3 large finely chopped fresh tomatoes, 3 tablespoons of tomato puree, sprinkling of herbs and allow to simmer for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring gently. Now add 1 cup of fresh cream and stir gently with wooden spoon for 3 minutes. Then add the steaks to the sauce and flambe with 1 glass of remaining whiskey.

  • Remove steaks to 2 large platters, serve sauce generously from pan to platters and sprinkle with fresh parsley and selection of fresh vegetables of choice.

  • This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.


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