Hamburger Steak (Hache) Au Poivre

Recipe by MA in Florida
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Shape meat into patties of equal size.
  • Sprinkle with salt.
  • Sprinkle all over with the crushed peppercorns and press down on meat to help peppercorns adhere.
  • Heat a heavy skillet and do not add fat of any kind.
  • When skillet is quite hot add the patties.
  • Cook about 5 minute on one side.
  • Using a spatula, quickly up patties and turn.
  • Cook about 5 minute longer (10 minute for well-done).
  • Remove patties to a warm platter.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of the butter to the skillet.
  • Add shallots to the skillet and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon until shallots are wilted.
  • Add the wine and cook 1 minute.
  • Add the cognac and let reduce to about half.
  • Add the beef broth and cook until reduced to about 3 tablespoons.
  • Swirl in the remaining butter.
  • Return patties to skillet (off the heat) and turn once.
  • Serve garnished with the parsley.
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