Sliced hanger steak, sea salt, with a béarnaise sauce
A delicious way to get introduced to this sauce that never goes out of style!
IngredientsRecipe for Tapas
- Salt and pepper
Preparation time: 20 min
Preheat your four at 425 °F
Peel and finely dice the shallots. Separate the eggs. Chop the taragon. Crush the black Pepper. Clarify the butter (place in the microwave for 3 minutes until it is liquid. Wait 10 minutes for the buttermilk to sink to the bottom and keep the fat for the sauce.
- Cooking the steaks
PLace a pan on medium-high heat and season the steaks with salt and Pepper on each side. Drizzle a little bit of vegetable oïl and sear the meat on each side for 2-3 minutes (until golden Brown and crunchy.) Place the pan in the oven for an extra 5 minutes and cook the meat until medium rare. Let it rest for 3 minutes before cutting into.
- Bearnaise sauce
In a pot, place the shallots, vinegar, half the black Pepper and half the taragon. Reduce the preparation half and let it cool. Place this preparation into a bowl, add the egg yolks and a splash of water. Whisk the preparation until frothy. Place the bowl on top of a bain marie and start warming up the preparation. Start by adding the clarified butter slowly while whisking until the sauce is thick and consistant. Add the remaining taragon and black Pepper. Serve immediately.
The Béarnaise sauce is a classic sauce that accompanies well red meats and fatty fishes like salmon, trout and haddock.