Coriander steaks with tomato & rocket salad

Coriander steaks with tomato & rocket salad

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Ready in around 15 minutes


Serves 2
A new twist on classic peppered steak - so simple to prepare. This recipe serves 2, but is easily doubled

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled


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  • 1 tbsp coriander seed
    Coriander seed

    Coriander seed

    kor-ee-and-er seed

    The small, creamy brown seeds of the coriander plant give dishes a warm, aromatic and slightly…

  • 1 tsp black peppercorn
  • a pinch of dried red chilli flakes
  • 2 x 175-200g/6-8oz sirloin steaks
    Sirloin steak

    Sirloin steak

    Sur-loyn stayk

    This well-flavoured steak needs to be cooked carefully, and rested properly to ensure…

  • 140g cherry tomato
  • a small chopped red onion
  • 3 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…

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 50g bag of rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…


  1. Crush the coriander seeds with the black peppercorns. Add the dried red chilli flakes, then use to coat both sides of the steaks. Set aside. Preheat a griddle pan on a high heat.

  2. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half then toss with the red onion, olive oil and lemon juice and season with salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar. Toss in the rocket.

  3. Griddle the steaks for 2-3 minutes each side, allow to rest, and serve with the salad.

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5th Mar, 2011
I only made the salad as i wanted something to go with paella, beware this makes enough dressing for around 10 portions!! luckily i made the dressing to add to the tomatoes
29th Jun, 2008
I omitted the chilli flakes but added crushed garlic, i marinated the steaks using asmall coating of oilive oil, the garlic and corriander and pepper, all crushed. Excellent result!
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