Steak Au Poivre
|Beef top loin/Tenderloin steaks||1 1⁄4 Pound|
|Cracked black pepper||2 Tablespoon|
|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|
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.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1759 Calories from Fat 1024
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 115 g177.5%
Saturated Fat 38.8 g193.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 382.9 mg127.6%
Sodium 2135.4 mg89%
Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.2%
Dietary Fiber 8 g31.8%
Sugars 3.7 g
Protein 114 g228.1%
Vitamin A 46.6% Vitamin C 13.9%
Calcium 17.5% Iron 49.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet