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Hanger steak, smoked shallot and tomato confit

blind99blind99 Posts: 4,263
chopped shallots, tomatoes, garlic tossed in oil and smoked for an hour. Then cover with oil and cook at 300 for a few hours. 

Hanger steak, seasoned with a little salt and pepper. Cooked SV at 132 with a bit of the oil from the confit. Lost a bit to the kids, who want to start grilling:

Steak on:

While the steak is resting, sliced ciabatta is grilled with a brush of the oil from the confit. 

Hanger steak is sliced and served with the shallot/tomato confit, grilled bread, and a simple arugula salad. (Dressing is olive oil, lemon, salt, pepper, Parmesan). Served with a Chardonnay. 

Chicago, IL - Large and Small BGE - Weber Gasser and Kettle


  • defurchedefurche Posts: 22
    Nice job! Everything looks great...especially the shallot/tomato confit. That's right up my alley. 
  • SciAggieSciAggie Posts: 3,597
    Very nice. Simple and elegant with classic flavors. 
    Coleman, Texas
    Large BGE & Mini Max for the wok. A few old camp Dutch ovens and a wood fired oven.
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  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 3,860
    Well done sir. Love the shallot tomato duo. Going to have to try that. 
    Large and Small BGE
    Morton, IL

  • blind99blind99 Posts: 4,263
    Definitely give it a whirl @saluki2007 it's easy and packs a lot of flavor
    Chicago, IL - Large and Small BGE - Weber Gasser and Kettle
  • da87da87 Posts: 638
    Gorgeous!  Looks like another purchase in my future - some CI pieces for the egg....  Confit looks amazing and within my skill level, thank you for sharing. 
    Wayne, PA
    LBGE, Weber Kettle (gifted to my sister), Weber Gasser

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  • StillH2OEggerStillH2OEgger Posts: 1,941
    Fantastic! That plated shot makes me think you've done this cooking thing before.
    Stillwater, MN
  • TideEggHeadTideEggHead Posts: 521
    Thanks for sharing, that looks mouth watering!
    SC AL
  • The Cen-Tex SmokerThe Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 17,793
    Very nice!
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  • TEXASBGE2018TEXASBGE2018 Posts: 886
    Its for things like this that I tell everyone I know to go buy an Egg and learn to cook great meals on it. Awesome job!

    Dallas Area, Tx    LBGE, 36" Stainless Blackstone Griddle, Contemplating which size Egg to get next. Cast Iron Hoarder.

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  • dmchicagodmchicago Posts: 1,127
    A Chardonnay?

    JK. Beautiful cook. 
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    Dennis - Austin,TX
  • blind99blind99 Posts: 4,263
    thanks!  that confit is a keeper.  i'm pretty certain the original recipe was out of the Gjelina cookbook.  i've done it a few more times since posting.  i've used the confit on fish, and i've used the oil in salad dressing.  the confit is also really good as a bruschetta topping.

    happy friday folks!
    Chicago, IL - Large and Small BGE - Weber Gasser and Kettle
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 7,963
    Very nice.
    Thank you,

    Galveston Texas
  • Cookbook_ChipCookbook_Chip Posts: 1,239
    Nom nom
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  • BobDangerBobDanger Posts: 64
    What is a confit?
  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 10,225
    Home run there brother Blind! 
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

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  • 20stone20stone Posts: 1,498
    edited May 12
    Killer plate. Hanger is my favorite, and the veg + chiabatta is a great.

    dmchicago said:
    A Chardonnay?
    Right?!  WTF?!
    LBGE since 2008 and a MM from 2016
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    Sourdough bread enthusiast

    Houston, TX

  • logchieflogchief Posts: 1,342
    Wow, fantastic cook.  Very classy.  I too want to try that confit.  Thanks for posting that.
    LBGE - I like the hot stuff.  The big dry San Joaquin Valley, Clovis, CA 
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,274
    Missed this last year. If I hadn’t, I would have made that tomato confit by now. 

    Mighty fine meal, sir. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,624
    That is so last year.  Love it brother.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • blind99blind99 Posts: 4,263
    @bobdanger my understanding of confit is "low and slow cooking submerged in oil."  take a bunch of anything good, cover it in a fat, and cook for a long time, and it turns out delicious. if it's all submerged in the fat, you can let it cool and it's preserved, as well.

    @dmchicago @20stone to hell with you both :)

    @caliking one more technique to play with.  you'd like the Gjelina cookbook.  i've got a copy with your name on it.

    @bgebrent just trying to keep up with you and all your crazy cooks!
    Chicago, IL - Large and Small BGE - Weber Gasser and Kettle
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,274
    I appreciate the offer @blind99. But I would first have to figure out who/what Gjelina is. I don’t get out much :) 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,274
    And I love that the kids are in on the cook. Stuff like that makes me happy. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • EggNashvilleEggNashville Posts: 184
    Trying this tonight.  Thanks for sharing!

  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 6,582
    I'm glad this thread got resuscitated.

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

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