Steak Au Jus
1 1/2 lbs. Round steak, 3/4” thick
1 tsp. salt
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. pepper
3 Tbsp. olive oil
3 onions, sliced
3/4 cup hot water
Chopped fresh parsley
Cut steak into portion size. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; dredge in flour. Pound to 1/2 inch thick with tenderizing mallet. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Brown the meat on both sides. Reduce heat, place onions over meat and add hot water. Cover tightly and cook in a 300º oven for 30-45 minutes. Serve with pan juices. Zowie!
I’d be hard pressed to put a number on the times that I’ve cooked this dish in hunting camps or for family and friends. Whether you cook it in a Dutch Oven over a wood fire or in your oven at home, it comes out great every time. Sometimes I’ll throw a big hunk of butter in the pan juices, stir in some flour that I mixed in a bowl with a little hot water and make some of the most wonderful gravy that’ll make yer tongue slap yer brains out when you’re eating it!
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