steak tips with mushroom-onion gravy - cooks illustrated

Ingredients For steak tips with mushroom-onion gravy - cooks illustrated

  • Published September 1, 2009. From Cook's Illustrated.
  • After some initial tests, we figured out how to make a steak tips with gravy recipe in one skillet. Relatively inexpensive sirloin tips, with plentiful internal marbling for tenderness, proved ideal. We added dried porcini to our steak tip rec...(mor
  • SERVES 4 TO 6
  • Steak tips, also known as flap meat, are sold as whole steak, cubes, and strips. To ensure evenly sized chunks, we prefer to purchase whole steak tips and cut them ourselves. If you can only find cubes or strips, reduce the cooking time slightly to a
  • 1tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2pounds sirloin steak tips, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks (see note)
  • 1/4ounce dried porcini mushrooms, rinsed well
  • 1 3/4cups low-sodium beef broth (see note)
  • Table salt and ground black pepper
  • 2tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1pound white mushrooms, stems trimmed, caps wiped clean and cut into 1/4-inch slices (see note)
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced thin (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced or pressed through garlic press (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1/2teaspoon minced fresh thyme leaves
  • 4teaspoons unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves