Bushmills Flamed Steak


  • 1 (1 1/2 pound) boneless sirloin strip steak, 3/4-inch thick
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 1/4 cup Old Bushmills Irish Whiskey
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 2 teaspoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • Parsley, to garnish


  1. Heat skillet very hot.
  2. Melt butter until golden and add steak. Sear on both sides and cook to your taste.
  3. Remove steak to heated platter.
  4. Quickly sauté onions and mushrooms in pan drippings.
  5. Put steak back into skillet and drizzle with 1/4 cup Old Bushmills Irish Whiskey and flame.
  6. Remove steak only back to platter.
  7. Reduce heat to medium and sprinkle sugar, flour and tarragon on mushrooms and onions. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  8. Stir in cream and cook until reduced by half.
  9. Season to taste.
  10. Pour over steak and garnish with parsley.
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