Pan-Fried Steak with Marsala Sauce Recipe

  • 4 (8 ounce) beef chuck steaks, well trimmed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  1. Heat a large, heavy skillet over high heat for 2 minutes, or until very hot. Season steaks with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Place steaks in hot skillet and immediately turn down the heat to medium high. Cook for 4 minutes. Turn steaks and cook for an additional 4 to 6 minutes, depending on your tastes. Remove steaks from skillet to a platter and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  3. Remove skillet from heat. Quickly saute the garlic for 1 to 2 minutes in the skillet using residual heat. Return skillet to medium low heat and add Marsala and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and reduce for 3 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from heat and whisk in butter and rosemary. Serve sauce over steaks.