• 2servings

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Nutrition Info . . .

MineralsZinc, Copper, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Cobalt

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 tablespoon black peppercorns

  2. 1 teaspoon white peppercorns

  3. 1 teaspoon dried green peppercorns

  4. 1 teaspoon fennel seeds

  5. 2 boneless shell steaks (3/4 pound each, about 1 1/4 inches thick)

  6. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

  7. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  8. 3 tablespoons heavy cream

  9. 2 tablespoons Cognac or brandy

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a heavy-duty sealable plastic bag or between 2 sheets of wax paper crush peppercorns and fennel seeds coarse with bottom of a heavy skillet. Pat steaks dry and coat both sides with peppercorn mixture. In a 10-inch heavy skillet heat butter and oil over moderate heat until hot but not smoking and cook steaks for 4 to 5 minutes on each side for medium rare. Season steaks with salt and transfer to plates. Pour off excess fat from skillet and add cream and Cognac. Boil mixture, scraping up browned bits, until sauce thickens and coats back of spoon, about 1 minute. Season sauce with salt and spoon over steaks.


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