Skillet Steak With Mushroom Sauce

READY IN: 35mins




  • Season the steak with pepper, then let the steak sit out to almost room temperature, this will help relax the meat fibers and make for a more tender and flavorful steak (just before frying season the steak with a small amount of salt).
  • In a large skillet, melt half the butter over high heat; brown steak on both sides (about 2 minutes per side).
  • Transfer to a plate.
  • Reduce heat to med-high; add remaining butter to skillet.
  • Cook onions, mushrooms and thyme, stirring for 10 minutes, or until liquid is released, and the mushrooms are starting to brown.
  • Add in the garlic (if using) and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add flour and cook stirring for 1 minute.
  • Gradually stir in beef stock, cream and horseradish.
  • Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring for 5 minutes, or until sauce is thickened.
  • Return steak, and any accumulated juices to pan; simmer for 5 minutes, or until steak is desired doneness.
  • Let steak rest for 5 minutes.
  • Season sauce with more salt and pepper to taste.
  • Slice steak thinly across the grain, and serve with the sauce.