Cape Town's Gatsby with masala steak

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Cape Town Gatspy
Cape Town Gatspy
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  • 10ml - oil
  • 400g - steak, at room temperature
  • - handful of mixed salad greens
  • - butter for spreading
  • 15ml - roasted masala
  • - salt and freshly
  • - 2 handfuls of hot oven or slap chips
  • 2 - garlic cloves, crushed
  • - 1 large French loaf or ciabatta
  • - ground pepper
  • 60ml - mango achar

Preheat the oven to 230°C.

1 STEAK Season both sides of the steak with salt and pepper. Rub oil all over the meat.

2 Heat a pan until smoking hot and seal the steak on both sides until golden brown. Remove from the pan, transfer to a baking sheet and sprinkle the masala and garlic over.

3 Roast for 5-7 minutes or until done to your liking. Transfer to a plate and rest for 10 minutes. Slice thinly.


Slit the bread horizontally without cutting all the way through, fold open and spread butter on the inside. Spread achar on one half.

5 Arrange the salad greens, steak slices and chips on one half of the sandwich. Season with more salt if needed. 6 Close the sandwich and cut carefully into 4-6 servings.

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