Portuguese Steak

Tara Pacheco

By
@tnj2008

A lot of my cooking is inspired from my Portuguese heritage. My hometown of Fall River, Massachusetts has a great Portuguese population. And we also have some amazing Portuguese restaurants that feature this dish. This is my version that I make at home.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

2
8 ounce sirloin steak
olive oil
red wine vinegar
4
garlic cloves, chopped
2
bay leaves
1 c
dry white wine
1/2
packet dry gravy mix
1 Tbsp
pimenta moida (crushed red pepper) - or to taste

GARNISH

2
fried eggs
2
slices large roasted red pepper

Step-By-Step

1leave meat out to room temperature. season with salt & pepper. leave to tenderize (approximately 2 minutes)
2rub red wine vinegar on meat
3pour olive oil in skillet. when hot place meat in pan. add garlic, crushed red pepper, and one bay leaf to each steak. Add more oil if needed
4sear meat 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium rare.
5meanwhile, in a separate pan, fry 2 eggs (over medium)
6add your wine, then whisk in your dry gravy mix a little at a time.
7reduce the sauce to desired consistency.
8place roasted peppers and fried egg on top of meat. this dish is traditionally served with rice and fries.

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