Scottish Beef in Whisky Sauce

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This quick-cooking dish requires prime meat. The whisky liqueur will reduce to a sweet glistening glaze. The creamy sauce has a delicious boozy flavour.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs sirloin steaks, preferably aberdeen angus
  • 12 ounce butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Scotch whisky (or whisky liqueur such as Drambuie)
  • 5 tablespoons double cream (heavy whipping cream)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Cut the beef up into thin strips.
  2. Melt the butter in a medium frying pan.
  3. Add the beef strips and onion and cook for 5-10 minutes, until the beef is brown and cooked to taste.
  4. Stir in the liqueur and cream.
  5. Heat gently to reduce liquid slightly.
  6. Serve at once with vegetables.

Reviews

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I was pretty disappointed with this overall. It ended up tasting like, well, meat. Was it the cut of beef? My cooking skills? Who knows? Everyone ate it, but I was encouraged not to make it again. I was left with the impression that I had just wasted good Scotch (& good meat).

evewitch October 20, 2002

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