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Beef Stewed In Red Wine

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Ingredients
  Shoulder steak/Chuck steak 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt pork/Streaky bacon 3 Ounce
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Stock 1 Pint
  Dripping 1 Ounce
For garnish
  Small mushrooms 6 Ounce
  Small onions 18
For marinade
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint
  Thyme sprig 2
  Parsley sprig 2
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cut meat into 1/4" thick strips and keep aside in a deep dish.

MAKING
2. Drizzle salt, pepper and herbs over meat.
3. Sprinkle wine and oil over it.
4. Top with sliced onion.
5. Keep aside the meat for 3-6 hours in marinate.
6. In a skillet melt dripping and fry bacon until cooked. Remove and keep aside.
7. Add small onions and fry until brown. Remove and keep aside.
8. Drain out meat and brown in dripping.
9. Add flour over meat and cook until fat is absorbed.
10. Strain in the marinade.
11. Place herbs and garlic in a muslin.
12. Add the muslin bag along with the stock.
13. Season as desired.
14. Cook covered for 2 hours.
15. Add browned small onions and sliced but not peeled mushrooms. Cook for another 1/2 hour.
16. Discard the herbs and garlic and adjust seasoning.

SERVING
17. Place the meat at the centre of a hot dish.
18. Arrange mushrooms and onions at each end.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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