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Sunday Brunch

Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs

Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

About the author: Sydney Oland lives in Somerville, Mass. Find more information at sydneyoland.com (or read eatingnosetotail.com)

Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs

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About This Recipe

Yield:Serves 4
Active time:40 minutes
Total time:1 hour 40 minutes (or up to overnight)
This recipe appears in: Sunday Brunch: Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs

Ingredients

  • For the Steak:
  • 2 sprigs oregano, finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs thyme, finely chopped
  • 1 sprig tarragon, finely chopped
  • 5 sprigs cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 thai chili, finely chopped (or 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds sirloin tips
  • For the Eggs:
  • 8 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon butter
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper
  • Chopped chives, to garnish
  • Toast, to serve

Procedures

  1. 1

    For the Steak: In a large bowl, mix together oregano, thyme, tarragon, cilantro, parsley, garlic, chili, olive oil, and lime juice until all ingredients are evenly incorporated, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Or, combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until an even paste is formed.

  2. 2

    Pour herb mixture over steak tips and mix until the steak is evenly coated. Using a fork, pierce each piece of steak on all over. Allow to sit for at least one hour, and up to overnight in the fridge.

  3. 3

    When ready to cook, preheat your grill pan or grill to a high heat, then sear steaks until the center of the thickest piece of each steak is 135°F for medium rare, let the steak tips rest while you cook your eggs.

  4. 4

    For the Eggs: In a large non-stick skillet, melt the butter over medium low heat. When butter is melted add the eggs. Cook over medium low heat until eggs are softly cooked and custardy.

  5. 5

    Slice the steak and divide between four plates. Divide the eggs between the plates as well and serve garnished with chopped chives and toast.

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