My foray into South American food is continuing this week with a Brazilian theme. One of my favorite birthday celebrations was at a Brazilian steakhouse, so this Garlic Butter Brazilian Steak recipe sounded like the perfect way to start the week. I do like garlic, butter, and steak, so I’m betting this recipe is going to be one I make again. Let’s find out if it lives up to my expectations!
Garlic Butter Brazilian Steak – the juiciest and most tender steak with a golden garlic butter sauce. Takes 15 minutes and dinner is ready
One thing I love is a recipe with a short list of ingredients, and this one didn’t let me down. With just seven items, I had a very short grocery list. Actually, I had everything but the garlic, parsley, and meat, so I really had a short list!
Although it’s not mentioned in the recipe, the author does say in the accompanying post that you can use skirt steak, flank steak or flap meat as they are all very tender. I chose flap meat because I couldn’t find plain skirt steak. For some reason, my local grocery store only had seasoned cuts in stock.
This recipe is made in two parts, and both were quick and easy. First, just season the steak with salt and pepper, then brown it for 4-6 minutes.
Next, saute the butter and garlic until it turns a golden color and spoon it over the steak when you serve. Just make sure you don’t use a dark-colored skillet so you can see when the butter starts to brown. I used the same skillet for the steak and butter, making this a one-pan recipe.
This recipe lists the total time at 15 minutes, but mine took slightly longer at 18 minutes. That includes time to chop the parsley and garnish the steak with it. It’s still very fast, and this would make an excellent quick weeknight dinner.