Steak With Cognac Sauce and Salad

Steak With Cognac Sauce and Salad
Christopher Baker
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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

4
servings frozen waffle fries
3
tablespoons
olive oil
1 1/2
pounds
strip or skirt steak
kosher salt and black pepper
3/4
cup
cognac or brandy
1/2
cup
heavy cream
1
small head romaine lettuce, torn into pieces (about 6 cups)
1/4
small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2
cup
crumbled blue cheese (2 ounces)
1
tablespoon
red wine vinegar

Directions

  1. Cook the fries according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Season the steak with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook to the desired doneness, 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  4. Remove the skillet from heat and carefully add the cognac. Return to the heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the cream and cook until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes more.
  5. Meanwhile, toss the romaine, onion, blue cheese, vinegar, the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a large bowl. Serve with the steak, sauce, and fries.
Charlyne Mattox
September 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 678
  • Fat 39 g
  • Sat Fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 126 mg
  • Sodium 693 mg
  • Protein 41 g
  • Carbohydrate 31 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Iron 5 mg
  • Calcium 185 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.