Steak au Poivre

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  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 15 min
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons peppercorns, plus 1 teaspoon for garnish

2-inch thick shell steak

2 tablespoons butter

Salt

4 tablespoons shallots

Cognac

1/4 cup cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Using the bottom of a small skillet smash peppercorns. Press crushed peppercorns into steak until completely covered. Let sit for 30 minutes. Melt butter in a cast iron pan over medium heat. Season steak with salt and place in pan. Cook until dark brown on one side, flip, and cook on other side, approximately 3 minutes per side. Place steak in baking dish and finish in oven to desired degree of doneness, about 3 minutes. Melt butter in skillet and add shallots. Add a splash of cognac, cream and 1 teaspoon crushed peppercorns. Bring to boil and reduce sauce. Serve steak topped with sauce.

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