Madeira Sauce for Steak

"A short-cut sauce using beef broth in place of cooking all day."
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  • Pour off fat from skillet steak was cooked in or heat 1 tsp olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add shallots and stir. Pour in wine and cook about 30 seconds. Add beef broth and bring liquid to a full rolling boil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Continue cooking until reduce by 1/2. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Meanwhile, blend 2 teaspoons butter with 1 teaspoon flour. Stir into simmering sauce. Cook another minute or two until slightly thickened. Swirl in 1 teaspoon butter. Strain over meat and garnish with parsley.

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  1. This is really tasty!! Made it to go with our steaks this afternoon and it was great! Super easy! I did add a tsp of Lea & Perrins...just because I love it! Thanks so much for posting this...I will make this often this summer when grilling out. Made and reviewed for Zaar ChowHounds for the ZWT 5.


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