Beefsteak ((beefsteak)) is a European dish loved by many Vietnamese people, because of the original beef flavor mixed with rich sauce. This is also a suitable dish for weekends or special occasions to treat guests at home. Let's In the kitchen with Long Phuong Porcelain and try it now how to cook steak Simple but attractive, no less than a 5-star restaurant!

How to make steak in a pan at home, extremely attractive!

Prepare: 20 minutes | Processing 45 minutes | Servings for: 2 – 3 people

1. Ingredients to make delicious beefsteak

  • 400g beef (fillet, shoulder core, sirloin tip, tenderloin...)
  • 2 potatoes
  • 2 lettuces
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • Some cherry tomatoes
  • 2 purple onions
  • Garlic juice
  • Ginger juice
  • A few sprigs of rosemary, if available
  • Coriander, garlic, salt, pepper, sugar, butter, olive oil, vinegar
nguyên liệu
Ingredients for making steak.

Tips for choosing meat:

Good beef will determine the flavor of the steak. The best cut of meat for making steak is the part cut from the top of the hip of the beef thigh, at the end of the back, also known as rump steak. This is where the animal moves less, so the meat is soft and very lean, and when processed, it will also be softer and sweeter.

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2. How to make restaurant-quality steak at home

2.1 Preliminary processing of ingredients

  • Buy beef, wash and drain. If it is frozen meat, let it defrost naturally. Then, use a clean towel to dry the meat. Remove tendons, cut meat crosswise into large pieces, 2cm thick. Use a pestle to gently brush the meat until it is softer and easier to absorb the spices.
  • Peel the purple onion and slice thinly.
  • Gently wash rosemary with water and pat dry.
  • Other ingredients such as tomatoes, potatoes, onions, bell peppers, lettuce... wash and pat dry.

2.2 How to marinate tender steak according to European standards

Steak European flavors often do not use spices, they only season with salt - pepper and some leaves with fragrant essential oils such as rosemary, thyme...

But to suit Vietnamese taste, in this article, Long Phuong Porcelain will guide readers to marinate steak according to Vietnamese spices.

  • Step 1: Put the beef in a large bowl. Drizzle a little olive oil, ginger juice, garlic juice, half a spoon of soy sauce, 1 spoon of pepper, 1 spoon of sugar, and half a spoon of MSG.
  • Step 2: Mix ingredients well. Add a little rosemary on top for fragrance. Let the beef soak in the spices for 20 - 25 minutes.
ướp thịt
Marinating beef helps the steak taste more delicious.

2.3 Prepare accompanying ingredients

Make french fries 

Steak served with french fries will be very delicious. Please save 1 potato to make french fries. 

  • First, peel the potatoes and rinse with clean water. Then cut the potatoes into long, pinky-sized sticks and soak them in salt water for about 10 minutes. 
  • Soak the potatoes for another 10 minutes in a bowl of water (with 2 tablespoons of vinegar added). Then take it out and let it dry. 
  • Heat the pan, add cooking oil, wait for the oil to boil, then add the potatoes and fry until golden brown. Remove the fried potatoes to a plate lined with oil-absorbent paper to complete the fried potato dish. 
khoai tây chiên
Potatoes can be fried with the skin on to keep them crispy.

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Make a mixed salad to serve 

Salad is an anti-boring dish, very suitable to eat with steak. Method is also very simple. 

  • Wash the lettuce, pat dry, then cut into bite-sized pieces. 
  • Wash tomatoes and bell peppers and dice them. Onion cut into thin slices. 
  • Put all the above ingredients in a large bowl, use vinegar to mix well. Arrange the salad on a plate, add a little mayonnaise on top and you're done.
làm salad
The cool taste of the accompanying salad makes the dish more perfect.

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2.4 Pan-fry steak

After the beef has absorbed the spices, fry the beef.

  • Step 1: Heat the pan, add cooking oil, wait for the oil to boil, then add the beef to fry.
  • Step 2: Fry each side for 2 - 3 minutes so that the meat is cooked evenly from the inside out. While frying, do not turn over too many times, as this will cause the beef to lose its juice.
  • Step 3: Add a little butter to make the steak more shiny and fragrant.
  • Step 4: Let the meat rest for about 10 minutes so that the meat continues to cook inside and the sweet juices inside the meat will be released and absorbed more evenly. This also helps keep the juices from flowing out when cutting meat. 
áp chảo bít tết
Do not turn over many times, do not use sharp objects to avoid making the beef leak out.

2.5 Make red wine sauce

Red wine sauce used with steak helps enhance the flavor of the beef.

Need to prepare about:

  • 250ml red wine
  • 50g butter
  • 50 grams of flour
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar rice
  • 1 bowl of beef broth (bought at the supermarket)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Tutorials:

  • Diced onion. Chopped garlic.
  • Dissolve brown sugar into 250ml of red wine.
  • Heat the pan, melt the butter, saute the onion and garlic. Add flour and stir-fry for about 3 minutes. Note, stir continuously so that the flour does not stick to the pan.
  • Pour the wine mixture from earlier into the pan, stirring continuously until the mixture is evenly combined.
  • Finally, add the remaining beef broth, season with seasoning and pepper to taste. Cook for about 40 more seconds then turn off the stove.
làm sốt vang đỏ
Red wine sauce served with steak.

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3. Finished product and enjoy

3.1 Finished products

When the meat is cooked to your liking, place it on a plate and drizzle the sauce on top.

Cut meat into bite-sized pieces. The steak has a charred exterior, the inside is soft, sweet, and all the spices are absorbed evenly. The sauce is unique and very attractive.

3.2 Enjoy

With this method, in just over 45 minutes you will have a finished product dish delicious and flavorful steak. Use pouring pot để rưới nước sốt lên. 

Steak topped with red wine sauce, served with french fries and a super salad. Surely this flavor will make you linger forever!

thành phẩm
The finished product is beautiful and attractive.

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How to make delicious Beef Steak from chef Hoshi Phan

5. Tips for checking the doneness of steak

4 levels of doneness of steak: 

  • Rare beef: cooking time is about 1 minute per side. 
  • Medium rare: cooking time is about 2 minutes per side. 
  • Medium: cooking time about 3 minutes per side 
  • Well done: cooking time is about 5 minutes per side. 

Rules for checking the left hand: 

  • Raw meat: open your palm, release your palm, press on the bulging belly of your hand under your thumb, the softness will be similar to the softness of raw meat.  
  • Rare meat: rare steak has a charred exterior, the piece of  meat is tender, and the meat inside is almost bright red. You can check by pressing the tip of your thumb against the tip of your finger and feeling that the rare meat will have the same softness as the meat under your thumb. 
  • Undercooked: this type of steak is charred on the outside, and the meat inside turns pink. Check by pressing the tip of your thumb against the tip of your middle finger, feeling the softness of the undercooked meat similar to the meat under your thumb. 
  • Well done: the steak has a dark brown charred exterior, the inside is still hot, the meat is more brown than pink. Check by pressing the tip of your thumb against the tip of your ring finger, feeling the tenderness of the meat, similar to the meat under your thumb. 
  • Well done: the steak is done when the meat fibers are completely brown, the outside is still slightly charred but not dry. Check by touching the tip of your thumb to the tip of your little finger, feeling the softness of the cooked beef similar to the quite firm meat under your thumb. 
kiểm tra độ chín của thịt bò
Left-hand rule, to test the doneness of a steak.

6. Notes on how to cook steak successfully

To be successful when making steak, you need to keep in mind the following notes: 

  • Choosing meat is extremely important in deciding whether the steak is tender or not.
  • If the beef is frozen, defrost it before marinating so it doesn't become crumbly and dry when cooked. At the same time, it is also easier to absorb spices when marinated. 
  • Let the pan get hot and then add oil to boil. When the oil boils, add the meat and pressure. By doing this, the beef will not be watery. 
  • When sauteing, press the meat down into the pan, making sure all sides are evenly exposed to the heat so the meat dries quickly. When the meat turns golden, lower the heat so the meat is cooked more thoroughly. 
  • Do not use a sharp knife and fork to puncture the outside, causing the meat juice to leak out, losing its natural sweetness. 
  • Let the beef rest for about 5 minutes before enjoying. This helps the muscle fibers in the meat relax, and retains water better. 
lưu ý khi làm bò bít tết
The best beef for steak is the part above the hips, at the end of the back.

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6. Conclusion

Above, Long Phuong Porcelain just shared with readers how to cook steak Sweet, soft and delicious right at home. Hopefully, the article is useful to readers! Wishing readers success with this steak dish!

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