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Steak Au Poivre

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Ingredients
  Beef top loin/Tenderloin steaks 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Cracked black pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shallot/2 green onions 1
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cognac 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dijon style mustard 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Trim fat from steaks.
Combine pepper and salt.
Sprinkle both sides of steaks with pepper mixture-press into surface.
Place steaks on the cooking grill.
Grill 6 to 7 minutes for rare, 7 to 9 minutes for medium, or 9 to 11 minutes for well-done, turning once halfway through grilling time.
Meanwhile, in a large heavy skillet cook shallot in margarine till tender but not brown.
In a small saucepan heat cognac till it almost simmers, transfer grilled steaks to skillet.
Carefully ignite cognac and pour over steaks.
Transfer steaks to a serving platter.
Stir cream and mustard into cognac mixture in skillet.
Pour cognac sauce over steaks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Party

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