Portuguese Steak

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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.

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★★★★★ 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

How to Make Portuguese Steak

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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