1.Heat oil in large frying pan. Cook beef until done as desired. Remove from pan and cover to keep warm.
2.Deglaze pan with brandy, stirring until mixture bubbles and starts to thicken.
3.Add remaining ingredients and bring to the boil, then reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.
As the sauce is heated, the alcohol can ignite. It generally burns off in a matter of seconds, but shaking the pan will extinguish the flame. Keep a lid nearby, exercise caution and don’t use your exhaust fan when making this sauce.Note