How to make Portuguese steak

How to make Portuguese steak

If you’re a guy, you will know that there is nothing better than sinking your teeth into a nice and tender steak.

But because this is Senhor Cabo, not just any old steak will do, so here is a recipe that will help you keep your meat sizzling with Portuguese flavour.

How to make Portuguese steak

Firstly, you will need:

  • 1tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1garlic clove, minced
  • 2(8 ounce) beef tenderloin steaks (1 inch thick)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1tablespoon butter
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 12cup red wine
  • 12teaspoons tomato paste
  • 2tablespoons butter, cut into pieces, room temperature
  • 2slices prosciutto, chopped
  • 2tablespoons parsley


  1. Mash the garlic with the salt. Mix in the pepper,parsley, and bay leaf,forming a paste. Season the steaks on both sides with the in a deep sided dish.
  2. Slowly pour the wine over the meat and marinate at least 2 hours(better overnight).
  3. Reserving the marinade remove steaks . Heat the butter and oil in large skillet over med-high heat. Fry the steaks 3 minutes each side.Remove to a clean plate and cover to keep warm.
  4. Add the reserved marinade to the hot pan and deglaze the browned bits . Remove from heat and quickly whisk in the cream. Place over med-low heat. Return the steaks to the pan and cook about three minutes. Sauce will thicken.
  5. While the steaks are cooking fry the eggs in a separate pan.
  6. Plate the steaks placing a fried egg on top of each, followed by a red pepper. Pool some sauce around the steak and serve with fried potatoes.
  7. A traditional Portuguese meal.

This recipe just makes your mouth water, and just in time for the weekend. Enjoy that delicious Portuguese Steak while watching the non stop weekend sports action.