Chimichurri steaks with sweet potato fries & onion rings

Chimichurri steaks with sweet potato fries & onion rings

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins


Serves 4

Try a lighter take on steak, chips and onion rings with flash-fried minute steak and baked sweet potato chips - a Friday night supper for four

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal432
  • fat19g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre6g
  • protein28g
  • salt0.4g
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  • 4 small sweet potatoes, cut into fries
    Sweet potatoes

    Sweet potato

    sweet po-tate-toe

    Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tsp dried oregano



    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 1 large onion, cut into chunky rings



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 tbsp polenta or cornmeal
  • small pack parsley, chopped



    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • zest and juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 1 fat garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • pack of 4 minute steaks (about 500g)



    Steak is essentially a boneless thick or thin slice of red meat, cut across the grain of a large…


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the sweet potatoes with 2 tsp of the oil, half the oregano and some seasoning, and arrange in a single layer on a flat baking tray lined with baking parchment.

  2. Put 1 tsp of the oil into a food bag with seasoning, add the onion rings and shake to coat. Add the polenta and shake again. Arrange on another tray and cook with the fries for 35 mins, turning halfway.

  3. Mix the remaining oil, the parsley, lemon zest and juice, garlic, vinegar and oregano with seasoning, and brush half over the steaks. Pan-fry for 30 secs each side, serve with fries, onion rings and remaining dressing.

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