By Eddy − On Monday, April 18, 2016, 8 years ago in Beef Recipes

Portuguese House Steak (Bife a Casa) Recipe

How to make a Portuguese steak recipe with egg (bife a casa).
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Portuguese House Steak (Bife a Casa) Recipe


Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In 25 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings2

Ingredients

2 (8oz) sirloin steaks (½ or 1 inch thick) 4 cloves garlic (sliced)Salt (to taste)Pepper2 eggs (to taste) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 or 6 small potatoes (peeled and sliced into ¼ inch slices or regular cuts) Oil for frying potatoes 2 tablespoons of butterWine reduction: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons of butter½ cup red wine
2 (8oz) sirloin steaks (½ or 1 inch thick) 4 cloves garlic (sliced)Salt (to taste)Pepper2 eggs (to taste) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 or 6 small potatoes (peeled and sliced into ¼ inch slices or regular cuts) Oil for frying potatoes 2 tablespoons of butterWine reduction: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons of butter½ cup red wine
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Preparation

  1. Season the steaks with salt and pepper and let marinade overnight or for at least 1 hour. Fry potatoes in hot oil, drain, and season with salt and keep warm in the oven.
  2. Cook steaks with the garlic in hot skillet with 1 tablespoon olive oil for 3 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and add wine reduction ingredients. Cook the reduction until reduced by half.
  3. Place the steaks back in the pan on low heat with the reduction.
  4. Meanwhile, fry 2 eggs sunny side up in a separate small nonstick skillet with the 2 tablespoons of butter.
  5. Heat a large serving plate in the oven. Place steak in the center of the plate surrounded by the home fries.
  6. Place one egg on top of each steak. Pour sauce from the pan over the steak and eggs. Season with more salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley if desired.
  7. This dish is usually served with a serving of Portuguese rice as well, but optional.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Tia Maria's Blog, portuguesediner.com/tiamaria

Christine Viveiros
Christine Viveiros
Do we serve the steak sauce on the bottom of the ingredient list on the side or as a substitute to the wine reduction that’s poured over top. Recipe looks great! Can’t wait to try it tomorrow
1 year ago, Saturday, February 25, 2023
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Eddy
That is entirely up to the person Christine, I like it over the steak myself.
1 year ago, Saturday, February 25, 2023
Gail
Gail
I have same Q as Jason. Underneath wine reduction it states 3 ingredients, olive oil, butter & wine. Is this the reduction ingredient? It’s just that in the method section ‘the butter’ is used to fry the eggs!? Please can you clarify the reduction ingredients. Apologies if Q seems daft, I’m novice cook. Thank you
2 years ago, Friday, November 19, 2021
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Eddy
Hi Gail, sorry, I have updated the ingredients list.
2 years ago, Friday, November 19, 2021
Jason
Jason
You mention "wine reduction ingredients" but give no mention as to what said ingredients are. Are we just talking deglazing the pan with red wine and allowing it to reduce? Or have i missed something? Thank you!
2 years ago, Wednesday, November 10, 2021
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Eddy
Hi Jason, the wine reduction ingredients are on the ingredients list, please look again.
2 years ago, Wednesday, November 10, 2021
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