Steak and Onions, Austrian Style

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

Plenty of onions, cooked slowly to sweetness, are an unbeatable addition to quickly cooked steak.

From Sunset Cooking for Two.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    salad oil
  • 2 large
    onions, thinly sliced, separated into rings
  • 1 small
    garlic clove, minced or pressed
  • 12 oz
    sirloin steak, cut into 2 equal pieces
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/4 c
    dry vermouth or regular-strength beef broth
  • ·
    chopped parsley, optional

How to Make Steak and Onions, Austrian Style

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat butter and oil in a wide frying pan over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is limp and golden (about 30 minutes). Increase heat to brown onion slightly; remove from pan.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. In same pan, over high heat, brown steak quickly on both sides adding a little more butter and oil, if needed; cook until meat is done to your liking (about 2 1/2 minutes on each side for rare). Remove to a warm platter.
  3. Add vermouth to pan; heat quickly to reduce liquid slightly, stirring up browned bits from pan. Reduce heat, stir in onion, and heat thoroughly. Spoon onion mixture over steak. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

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About Steak and Onions, Austrian Style

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: German



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