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Steak au Poivre Recipe (with Video)

Tree nut free, Egg-free, Peanut-free

Discover our Steak au Poivre Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size

Prep 15min | Cook 30min


- 3 sprigs Thyme
- 6 tbsp butter
- steak
- Garlic cloves, a handful
- 1 shallot
Au Poivre Sauce
- 1 c mushroom
- 1 shallot
- 1 clove Garlic, finely minced
- 2 tbsp Black pepper, coarsely ground
- 2 tbsp Chives
- 1 tbsp Butter, to make it dairy-free, sub: olive oil
- 0.333 c Cognac, or brandy
- 0.5 c beef
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 0.5 c Heavy cream, to make it dairy-free, sub: full fat coconut milk
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1. Start off by patting steak to get it as dry as possible.
2. Season with salt.
3. Heat a pan over high heat with fat of choice.
4. Once it begins to smoke, add steak, pressing it into the pan for full contact, ensuring a better crust.
5. After about 90 seconds, flip.
6. Turn heat down to medium, let cook for another minute, throw in aromatics and butter and baste until preferred doneness, depending on cut and size of the steak.
7. Pull steak from pan.
Au Poivre Sauce
1. Drain pan of fat from cooking the steaks.
2. Add butter to a pan heated over medium high, followed by mushrooms.
3. Cook 2 minutes, add shallot and garlic.
4. Cook another 2 minutes.
5. Add black pepper and cognac/brandy.
6. Cook another 2 minutes, or until the alcohol has reduced to a thick syrup.
7. Add stock, reducing til syrupy as well.
8. Finish with dijon, chives, and heavy cream.
9. Taste, only add salt if necessary.

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