Pan-Fried Gaelic Steak

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

The Sauce for this steak is amazing! This is from a cookbook "Classic Irish Reciepes"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dry the steaks with a paper towel and season them with the black pepper.
  2. Heat butter& oil in a frying pan and add steaks.
  3. Cook steaks on medium heat to your preferred doneness, turning over once half way through.
  4. Remove steaks to a warm plate and pour off the fat from the pan.
  5. Return pan to stove and add whiskey.
  6. Stir, being sure to scrape up dripping from the pan bottom.
  7. Reduce heat and add cream.
  8. Simmer for few minutes, until the cream thickens.
  9. Season sauce with salt and pepper, and pour over the steaks.
  10. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

The sauce is truly exceptional. I think any cut of meat would do. Really let the sauce thicken. It doesn't taste right until it is very creamy.

misstawny January 25, 2010

I had to cook my steaks around 10 minutes because they were so thick. Flavorful gravy! Might add 1tsp flour to pan drippings before whiskey and cream to make a thicker gravy. Sautéed 8 oz of mushrooms in butter and sherry to top my steaks, yum!

dawn2701 July 25, 2014

Sort of reminded me of a stroganoff. Panfried mushrooms and onions first, removing them from pan and then panfried the steak. Adding the veggies back in. Used 1/2 cup cream, found it wasn't reducing so added some cornstarch. Was a good solid dish.

KellyMae August 28, 2008

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