Steak Diane is a classical and tasty meat dish, to properly be served, must be prepared at table side. This presentation is a great way to impress your guests or perfect for that special romantic dinner!
2 boneless beef top loin steaks, cut 1-inch thick (about 1 1/4 lbs.)
1 tsp grated lemon peel
1/4 tsp pepper
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 Tbsp brandy (optional)
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 lb small mushrooms, sliced
3 Tbsp finely chopped shallots or green onions
1/4 cup half-and-half
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp Dijon-style mustard
- Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms and shallots, cook and stir for 4 minutes or until tender.
- On a clean pan, spray with cooking spray or few drops of oil, heat over medium heat until hot. Combine lemon peel and pepper; press onto beef steaks. Place steaks in pan; cook 12 to 15 minutes for medium rare to medium, turning occasionally.
- Adding the brandy to the pan, cook and stir until browned bits attached to skillet are dissolved. Stir in half-and-half, lemon juice, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in mushroom mixture, heat through.
Serve with sauce, Bon Appetit!