Steak with green peppercorn sauce

By admin
10 May 2014

Serve this steak with its delicious sauce and a fresh salad – and wait for the compliments!

Serves 4 Preparation time: 15-20 min Cooking time: 10-15 min

  • butter and oil for frying
  • 4 thick steaks on the bone
  • (T-bone, club or rib-eye; 250 g each)
  • 60 ml (¼ c) brandy
  • 50 ml (50 g) butter
  • 2 ml (½ t) English mustard
  • 20 ml (4 t) green peppercorns, lightly crushed
  • 200 ml beef stock
  • 25 ml (5 t) fresh cream
  • salt and black pepper

  1. Heat the butter and oil for frying in a large cast-iron pan over very hot coals and quickly sear the steaks to seal. Fry until done to your liking.
  2. Pour the brandy over the steaks in the pan and set alight. Transfer the steaks to warmed plates and keep warm.
  3. Melt 50 ml butter in the same pan. Remove from the heat and stir in the English mustard, crushed green peppercorns and beef stock. Return to the heat and stir to deglaze the pan.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in the cream and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour the sauce over the steaks.
  6. Serve with boiled potatoes

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