Easy Flat Iron Steak in Wine Sauce

Easy Flat Iron Steak In Wine Sauce Recipe

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Leanne Runnals


Thanks to Jackie B. from Allrecipes.com for the base recipe. I have tweeked this version and it is sublime.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
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  • 1 large
    beef flat iron (or skirt) steak cut into 4 steaks
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil (for spice paste rub)
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper (don't be afraid it'll be too
  • 1 tsp
    cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil (for searing steaks)
  • 1/2 c
    burgundy wine
  • 1 c
    canned mushrooms (or fresh sauted)
  • 1 tsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    kitchen bouquet (for a browner sauce)

How to Make Easy Flat Iron Steak in Wine Sauce


  1. Allow the steaks to come to room temperature (important)
  2. Wisk 2 T olive oil, cayenne pepper, paprika, pepper, salt, mustard powder, and garlic powder.
  3. Prick steaks with a fork and rub them well with the paste. Let sit for 30 miniutes.
  4. Heat your cast iron skillet med. hot and add the remaining 3 T of olive oil. When smoking, add 2 of the 4 steaks (all 4 if your skillet is large enough). Sear to desired doneness without burning the spices (turn down and cover if need be). I prefer a med steak instead of Jackie B.'s recommended rare.
  5. Remove steaks from skillet with tongs and let rest.
  6. add red wine, balsamic vinegar, and kitchen bouquet to skillet. Stir in mushrooms. Simmer until all is reduced somewhat, and hot.
  7. Turn off heat and add butter.
  8. Serve steaks with sauce over the top, some crusty bread, a small baked potato, and veggie of your choice if desired.
  9. Serve with burgundy wine in your goblet.

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About Easy Flat Iron Steak in Wine Sauce

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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