Grilled Rib Eyes with Mushrooms and Fish Sauce

Grilled Rib Eyes with Mushrooms and Fish Sauce

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 18 min
  • Total: 28 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Using fish sauce to season the mixed wild mushroom topper in this dish adds additional taste and Asian-flare to this classic American Steak.   


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus extra for steaks
  • 2 large shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 pounds mixed mushrooms, such as cremini, oyster, and shiitake, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons snipped chives
  • 4 rib eye steaks, cut about 3/4-inch think; about 10 ounces each
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Place the butter and olive oil into a large sauté pan over high heat. Once hot, add the shallots and the mushrooms and sauté for 8 minutes until all of the liquid has evaporated.
  2. Stir in the fish sauce and the cayenne pepper and cook the mixture for 1 minute, then add the tarragon and the chives, cover and remove from heat.
  3. In meantime, prepare a grill pan over high heat. Brush each steak with olive oil and then sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. Cook the steaks for 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare doneness and then serve topped with the mushrooms.

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