Pan-Broiled Steak With Whiskey Sauce

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Trim away any excess fat from the steak or steaks.
  • Press the crushed peppercorns and garlic onto both sides of the steak and let it stand at room temperature 1 hour.
  • Heat a heavy iron skillet over high heat.
  • Grease the skillet with a piece of the fat trimmed from the steak.
  • Toss in about half the salt.
  • Sear the steaks quickly on one side, then lift out; add the remaining salt to the skillet, turn the steak and sear the other side.
  • Reduce the heat to moderate and cook the steaks as desired.
  • Remove to a warmed platter.
  • Make the sauce.
  • Pour off fat from the skillet.
  • Melt the butter in the skillet over low heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook slowly until soft, stirring often.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Pour over the steak or steaks and serve.
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