Sizzling steak with shallot marinade

Sizzling steak with shallot marinade

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 6 mins - 8 mins


Serves 3 - 4

This delicious marinade adds a sweet, fragrant piquancy to the traditional dish

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal366
  • fat17g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein53g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 750g slice rump steak, about 3-4cm thick
  • 3 shallots, very finely chopped



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  • 4 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, or rosemary, or basil oil
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  1. Put the steak in a shallow dish and sprinkle with the shallots, vinegar, oil, sea salt and ground black pepper. Rub over the meat with your hands. Leave for at least a hour, or overnight in the fridge.

  2. Heat a griddle pan or barbecue. Cook the steaks for 3-4 mins on each side until well browned. Transfer to a board, cover with foil and rest for 5 mins.

  3. Serve thinly sliced with new potatoes and salad, or in tortillas, with lettuce, avocado and soured cream.

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13th Sep, 2010
made the fajitas, was lovely! really went well with avocado and lettuce and sour cream, will definitely make again!
13th Sep, 2009
this went down very well at todays bbq. everyone could taste the difference between this and the prepacked garbage you can by. for an extra few mins prep, its well worth it.
27th Apr, 2009
I had a multi pack of rump steak and made this with half and half without. without - dry, tough falvaourless with - moist and soft, melt in the mouth and full of a sweet chutney like flavour. recommend
12th Feb, 2008
I have made this before but I changed the red wine vinegar to balsmic and used fresh rosemary from my garden and did leave it for about 1-2 hours in the fridge. it was really lovely and I severed it with crushed roasted new potatoes. Went down really well with my new partner and we are still together 3 years on.
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