Indulge in the flavors of a succulent and mouthwatering Raisin Whiskey Steak. This recipe combines tender steak with a rich whiskey-infused sauce, complemented by the sweetness of raisins. The result is a perfectly balanced dish that will leave your taste buds craving for more. It's easy to make and guaranteed to impress your family and friends at any occasion.
- 1.5 lbs (680g) steak (ribeye or New York strip)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup whiskey
- 1 cup beef broth
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley, for garnish
- Season the steak generously with salt and black pepper on both sides.
- Heat a large skillet over high heat and add the olive oil. Once the oil is hot, sear the steak for 4-5 minutes on each side until browned.
- Reduce the heat to medium and add the minced garlic to the skillet. Cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
- Add the raisins to the skillet and stir well to combine with the garlic.
- Pour in the whiskey and carefully ignite it with a long match or lighter. Let the flames burn off and cook for an additional 2 minutes to allow the alcohol to evaporate.
- Stir in the beef broth and simmer for 5 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Remove the steak from the skillet and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
- Meanwhile, whisk in the butter to the skillet sauce until fully melted and incorporated.
- Slice the steak against the grain into 1/2-inch thick slices.
- Serve the sliced steak on a platter and drizzle the raisin whiskey sauce over the top. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.