Active Time
25 MIN
Total Time
45 MIN
Yield
Serves : 4
© Jonny Valiant

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a small saucepan, combine the wine, vinegar and demiglace and bring to a boil. Simmer over moderate heat until the sauce is reduced to a thick glaze (about 1/2 cup), about 20 minutes. Season the glaze lightly with salt and pepper.

Step 2    

In a heavy skillet, melt the butter. Lightly season the steaks with salt and pepper and add them to the pan. Add the garlic and cook over moderate heat, turning the steaks occasionally, until browned and crusty all over and an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 130° for medium-rare, about 14 minutes. Transfer the steaks to a platter and let rest for 5 minutes; discard the garlic. Transfer the steaks to plates and serve with the fig-balsamic sauce.

Chef's Notes

Frozen demiglace, a kind of concentrated stock, is available at Whole Foods. One serving: 322 cal, 9 gm fat, 4 gm sat fat, 6 gm carb, 0 gm fiber, 31 gm protein.

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