Quick and easy, this delicious steak in a red wine sauce with shallots is a great dinner party recipe to impress friends and family.
- 2 sirloin steaks
- Sea salt and black pepper, to season
- 1tbsp olive oil
- 8 shallots, peeled and quartered
- 4tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 175ml red wine
- 175ml beef stock
- 1½ tbsp paprika
- 1tsp dried thyme
- 1tsp caster sugar
Season the steaks with salt and pepper. Heat a little oil in a hot pan and fry the steaks for 3 mins on each side. Set aside.
Add a little more oil to the pan and fry the shallots until they begin to brown.
Add the balsamic vinegar, let it bubble for a minute, and then add the red wine, beef stock, paprika, thyme and sugar. Allow the sauce to simmer for a few minutes until thickened slightly.
Serve the steaks with the red wine sauce and vegetables.
Top tip for making Steak in red wine sauce
Serve the steaks with fresh green beans and new potatoes.