Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce

Bistro Steak with Shallot Wine Sauce

2 lbs. sirloin steak, cut 2 inches thick

2 T. olive oil

2 T. butter

1/2 C. chopped shallots

1/4 C. chopped chives

1 T. red wine vinegar

1 C. dry red wine

salt and fresh ground pepper

In a heavy skillet, bring oil and butter to a sizzle. Add the steak and cook over medium heat, 8 minutes on each side for rare, 9 – 10 minutes for medium. Remove steak from pan and cover to keep warm.

Add the shallots and all but 1 T. of the chives to the pan, stir and cook 1 minute. Pour in the vinegar and wine, simmer for 2 – 3 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Slice the sirloin crosswise into 1/2 inch slices, place on platter.

Pour the sauce over the roast and top with the remaining chives.

Serves 6.

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