Portuguese Steak

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
40 mins

This is a very popular recipe in this area where the population is mostly of Portuguese decent. A gal I work with, who is from the Azores gave me this one.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mash the garlic with the salt. Mix in the pepper,parsley, and bay leaf,forming a paste. Season the steaks on both sides with the paste.place in a deep sided dish.
  2. Slowly pour the wine over the meat and marinate at least 2 hours(better overnight).
  3. Reserving the marinade remove steaks . Heat the butter and oil in large skillet over med-high heat. Fry the steaks 3 minutes each side.Remove to a clean plate and cover to keep warm.
  4. Add the reserved marinade to the hot pan and deglaze the browned bits . Remove from heat and quickly whisk in the cream. Place over med-low heat. Return the steaks to the pan and cook about three minutes. Sauce will thicken.
  5. While the steaks are cooking fry the eggs in a separate pan.
  6. Plate the steaks placing a fried egg on top of each, followed by a red pepper. Pool some sauce around the steak and serve with fried potatoes.
  7. A traditional Portuguese meal.