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Charred steak with chimichurri sauce

Charred steak with chimichurri sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook: -
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Steak Argentinian style with a slightly sharp herby sauce

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal404
fat30g
saturates9g
carbs1g
sugars0g
fibre1g
protein33g
low insalt0.46g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg sirloin steaks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp coriander
  • pinch cayenne pepper

For the sauce

  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • bunch coriander , roughly chopped
  • bunch parsley , roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 75ml olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Make the sauce by mixing together all the ingredients in a small bowl. Then set aside until ready to eat.

  • STEP 2

    Pat the steaks dry with kitchen paper. Mix together the olive oil, spices and a little salt, then rub or brush over both sides of meat. Heat a griddle pan or barbecue until hot and smoking. Cook the steaks for 3 mins each side for rare, 4 for medium and 5 for well done. Then remove to a board and leave to rest for a couple of mins. Slice the steaks on the diagonal into thin pieces and serve with the chimichurri sauce to spoon over.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2005

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