Steak Diane is a dish made from Pan fried beef steaks served with flambéed pan juices. It is named after the Roman goddess of the hunt “Diana” and has been used for various game-related foods like our dish today. This dish according to experts have been invented roughly around the mid-20th century in New York since tableside flambéed dishes was a fad during those times.
Like Steak au poivre this dish is made with either a thin cut steak or pounded to lessen cooking times. Sauces is then made with pan juices and a variety of ingredients like butter, mushrooms, mustard, shallots, truffles, cream, beef stock, Steak Sauce and/or Worcestershire sauce. It is completed being flambéed with brandy or Madeira.
It is a very simple dish and it’s very easy to prepare, a very nice thing to serve on a busy weekday