Lunchbreak: Chef Christy Rost makes cast iron sirloin steak with wild mushroom cabernet reduction

Christy Rost
www.christyrost.com

To purchase a copy of the book:

Celebrating Home: A Handbook for Gracious Living

Event:
March 13
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Barbara’s Bookstore
810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge
(630) 920-1500

Cast Iron Sirloin Steak with Wild Mushroom Cabernet Reduction

Ingredients:
1 1-inch thick boneless sirloin steak, about 1 pound
coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
2 large cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup beef stock or broth
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup fresh white mushrooms, sliced
3/4 cup fresh oyster mushrooms
3/4 cup fresh shitake mushrooms
1 Tablespoon Italian parsley, chopped

Directions:
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a small saucepan or in the microwave at 50 percent power.  Spoon off the white solids and discard.  Set the remaining clarified butter aside. Season the meat generously on both sides with salt and pepper and preheat a large cast iron skillet over medium heat until it is hot.  Add 1 Tablespoon of the clarified butter to the skillet and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan.  Immediately place the meat in the skillet and cook 2 minutes until it browns.  Add 1 to 2 additional teaspoons of clarified butter, turn the meat over, and cook 2 minutes more on each side, for a total of 8 minutes cooking time for medium rare.  Check the steaks for the desired degree of doneness. Transfer the meat to a cutting board and keep it warm.  Add garlic to the skillet and sauté 30 seconds until it is fragrant.  Deglaze the pan with red wine and beef stock, scraping up brown bits from the bottom of the pan.  Add the remaining 2 Tablespoons of butter and the mushrooms, and cook several minutes until they have softened and the wine sauce has reduced by half. Slice the meat at an angle and transfer it to a serving platter. Spoon the mushrooms and sauce around the meat and sprinkle the mushrooms with parsley.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Related Stories


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 525 other followers