Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce

Featured by Brander Vineyard in the Gold Wine Club.
Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce

Ingredients

2 Pounds Sirloin Steak, cut 2 inches thick
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Butter
1/2 Cup chopped Shallots
1/2 Cup chopped Chives
1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 Cup dry red wine
Salt and fresh ground Pepper

Instructions

In a heavy skillet, bring oil and butter to a sizzle. Add the steak and cook over medium heat, 8 minutes on each side for rare, 9-10 minutes on each side for medium. Remove steak from pan and cover to keep warm.

Add the shallots and all but 1 Tablespoon of the chives to the pan; stir and cook for 1 minute. Pour in the vinegar and wine; simmer for 2-3 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Slice the sirloin crosswise into 1/2 inch slices and place on platter. Pour the sauce over the roast and top with the remaining chives to serve. Enjoy!



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