Steaks with Garlic-Wasabi Sauce

Steaks with Garlic-Wasabi Sauce

2 cups canned low-salt chicken broth
1/4 cup chopped celery
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 cup canned beef broth
3 garlic cloves – chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon tomato paste
1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
5 teaspoons NAMIDA Hot Wasabi paste
1/4 cup chopped peeled apple
1/4 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup fresh white breadcrumbs
2 medium onions – thinly sliced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
4 8 ounce beef sirloin (tenderloin steaks) -about 1 1/2-inches thick
2 garlic cloves – minced
7 tablespoons butter – chilled

Combine all ingredients except wasabi paste in large saucepan.

Bring to boil.

Reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 hour.

Strain into medium saucepan.

Boil until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 15 minutes.

Stir in wasabi paste. Season with salt and pepper.

(Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.)

Method for steaks:

Preheat broiler.

Combine breadcrumbs, parsley and garlic in small bowl.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy large skillet over medium-low heat.

Add onions and sauté until tender and golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, season steaks with salt and pepper.

Broil until cooked to requirements, about 4 minutes per side for medium rare.

Sprinkle breadcrumbs over steaks.

Broil until breadcrumbs are golden brown, about 2 minutes.

Bring sauce to simmer.

Remove from heat.

Gradually add remaining 5 tablespoons butter, whisking just until melted.

Arrange onions in center of 4 plates.

Top with steaks.

Spoon sauce around steaks and serve.