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Rib-Eye Steak with Porcini Risotto

Being new to Dallas I figure it’s only right to make something that my Dallas fans would enjoy and appreciate. Some delicious red meat with a creamy rice sounds perfect.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Southern
Servings: 4


  • Rib-Eye:
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 rib-eyes
  • 4 tablespoon oil
  • 2 packets demi-glace
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Porcini Mushrooms:
  • 1 oz. dry porcini mushrooms
  • 4-5 ½ cups chicken stock hot
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese plus extra for garnish
  • 10-20 cherry tomatoes sliced, garnish
  • ½ cup parsley chopped, garnish


  • In a bowl mix salt, pepper, garlic and cayenne and evenly season steaks on both sides and let rest for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Dry of steak with paper towel before cooking.
  • In a pot over medium heat, add porcini’s and chicken stock and bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
  • In a heavy bottom skillet or grill pan over high heat, cook other steak for 3 minutes and 1 minute the other side. Pop in oven for (3 minutes: med-rare, 5 minutes: medium, 7 minutes: med-well) take out of oven and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • When steak comes out remove from pan and sit to the side to rest for 10 minutes before serving. Add 2 packets of demi-glace to skillet and heat over a low heat. Add 1 tablespoon of butter, taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • In a pot over medium heat, heat oil and sauté onion for 2 minutes then add garlic. Quickly stir in rice, salt and black pepper cook for 2 minutes until rice is slightly toasted with nutty aromas; add wine let absorb, next add chicken stock 1 cup at a time. Stir rice every 1 minute adding another cup of stock when you notice rice has absorbed majority of the liquid.
  • Once all stock is incorporated about 15-20 minutes, stir in remaining butter and parmesan, rice should be al dente(bite). Taste and adjust seasoning. If you want your rice less al dente, add an extra cup of stock before adding butter and parmesan.
  • Garnish risotto with parmesan and cherry tomatoes, add steak on top garnish with parsley.


Preheat oven to 400 F.
Your risotto should have a saucy consistency. It shouldn’t be dry like steamed or boiled rice. To reheat risotto, add ¼ cup of water to every 1 cup of risotto you’re reheating.