Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 2 hrs 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

From Australian Woman’s Weekly Cookbook. I sometimes thicken sauce with a little cornflour. Prep time included 2hrs marinating.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 kg steak fillets
  • 2 12 cups red wine (claret)
  • 1 14 cups cream
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 (250 g) cans mushrooms, in butter sauce
  • 125 g butter


  1. Cut steak into 1” slices and put into a bowl with claret to marinate 2 hours.
  2. Heat butter in pan, add drained steak; reserve 1/2 cup of marinade.
  3. Panfry steak until nearly cooked, add mushrooms with their sauce, salt and pepper.
  4. When steak is cooked remove, it doesn’t take long to cook.
  5. Add reserved marinade, simmer 1 minute, remove from heat; stir in cream and reheat gently.