Stanley Tucci's Steak Oreganato

Bring the big screen into your kitchen with this dish inspired by Stanley Tucci's film Big Night! It goes perfectly with a side of pan-roasted potatoes with paprika.

Photo by Tony M.

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    top round beef steak (1 1/2 - 2 pounds)

  • 2

    tablespoons butter

  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • 1/2

    cup dry red wine

  • 1/2

    teaspoon dried oregano

Directions

1 top round beef steak (1 1/2 - 2 pounds) The steak should be 1/2-inch thick. If necessary, pound it between two sheets of waxed paper to achieve this thickness. 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil Warm the butter and olive oil together in a large saute or cast-iron pan set over medium-high heat. When the butter is foaming rapidly, add the steak and fry to brown on one side, about 3 minutes. (If the steak is larger than your saute pan, cut it in half) Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup dry red wine 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano Turn, and season with salt and pepper. Brown the other side, about 3 minutes. Remove from the pan to a warm platter and set aside. Add the wine and oregano to the pan, scraping up any meat that may have stuck to the bottom. Simmer to sweeten the wine, about 1 minute. Meanwhile, cut the meat into six equal portions. When the wine sauce is ready, pour it over the meat and serve immediately.

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