Southwestern Steak

recipe for 4 tenderloin filets


  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Combine all ingredients except olive oil, Rub steaks with olive oil, press rub into steaks. Cook medium high for 2-3 minutes per side. Remove steaks from pan, but do not wipe pan clean.


  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup port
  • 1/2 cup beef broth (low sodium is good here)
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • salt/pepper to taste

Heat skillet with drippings from steak over medium heat. Cook garlic for 30 seconds, stir in tomato paste, cook 1 minute additionally. Deglaze with port and reduce volume by half. Stir in broth and Worcestershire sauce, bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes. Add butter and melt.