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Steaks Diane With Red Onion Compote

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Ingredients
  Red onions 2 , thinly sliced
For the red onion compote
  Red onions 2 , thinly sliced, rinsed in cold water and drained
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sauvignon 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Rosemary sprig 1
  Cabernet sauvignon wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh rosemary sprig 1
  Mignon 4 Pound, pounded
For the steaks
  Black pepper To Taste
  Mignon steaks 24 Ounce, pounded lightly with a meat pounder, meat mallet, or rolling pin to a thickness of about 3/4 inch (4 Fillets Of 6 Ounce Each)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 5 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Shallots 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Brandy 1 Tablespoon
  Chives 1 Tablespoon, snipped
  Lemon 1 , juice extracted
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh chives 1 Tablespoon, snipped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Season the steaks with the salt and pepper, and rub evenly with the mustard.

MAKING
2. In a saucepan, put together onions, honey, vinegar, wine, and rosemary and cook over low heat for 30 minutes until thickened and syrupy.
3. Remove and discard the rosemary.
4. Season with salt and let cool to room temperature.
5. In a heavy saute pan or skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of butter.
6. Place the steaks in the butter and sear over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium-rare or 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium.
7. Remove the steaks from the pan and keep warm.
8. To the same pan, stir in the shallots and saute over medium heat for 1 minute.
9. Add brandy to deglaze pan; carefully ignite, shake the pan, and turn the heat to medium-low.
10. Stir in the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter until thoroughly incorporated.
11. Stir in the chives and adjust seasonings to taste

SERVING
12. On each warm serving plate, center steak and spoon sauce to cover.
13. Spoon onion compote alongside the steak and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Beef
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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