Recipe for Cowboy Steaks In A Skillet
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    Cowboy Steaks in a Skillet

    Souce: Bon Appetit - January 1994

    Serves 2.

    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 teaspoon coarse salt
    1 large onion, sliced
    2 large garlic cloves, chopped
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
    1 tablespoon water
    2 poblano chiles, seeded and sliced
    2 New York strip steaks, about 1 inch thick, trimmed
    Additional chopped fresh cilantro

    Heat oil and salt in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Mix in onion, garlic, 2 tablespoons cilantro, 1 tablespoon chili powder and crushed red pepper. Add 1 tablespoon water. Cover skillet and cook onion mixture 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Uncover and continue cooking until onion is tender and golden, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes. Add chiles and saute.

    e until tender about 6 minutes. Transfer onion mixture to plate.

    Rub each steak with 1/2 teaspoon chili powder. Season with salt and pepper. Increase heat to high and add steaks to same skillet. Cook as desired, about 6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to platter. Top steaks with cilantro. Surround with onions and chilies and serve immediately.