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New York strip steak with whiskey-mushroom sauce

Dietitian’s tip:The nutrient analysis for this New York strip steak includes 75 calories from the whiskey, which is counted as a sweet when calculating servings and exchanges.

By Mayo Clinic staff

Serves 2


    • 2 New York strip steaks, each 4 ounces, trimmed of all visible fat
    • 1 teaspoon trans-free margarine
    • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 2 ounces sliced shiitake mushrooms
    • 2 ounces button mushrooms
    • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
    • 1/4 teaspoon rosemary
    • 1/4 cup whiskey


Prepare a hot fire in a charcoal grill or heat a gas grill or broiler. Away from the heat source, lightly coat the grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Position the cooking rack 4 to 6 inches from the heat source.

Grill or broil the steaks until slightly pink on the inside, about 10 minutes each side. Or until a food thermometer indicates 145 F (medium rare), 160 F (medium) or 170 F (well done). Transfer to a plate and keep warm.

In a small saucepan, heat the margarine over medium heat. Add the garlic, mushrooms, thyme and rosemary. Saute lightly until the mushrooms are tender, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and carefully add the whiskey (be careful not to flame). Stir the sauce for another minute. Top the steaks with the mushrooms sauce and serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis

(per serving)

Serving size: 1 steak
Calories 296 Cholesterol 63 mg
Protein 26 g Sodium 87 mg
Carbohydrate 4 g Fiber 1 g
Total fat 12 g Potassium 561 mg
Saturated fat 4 g Calcium 22 mg
Monounsaturated fat 6 g

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