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Steak Diane with oven chips, wild rocket and tomatoes


For the steak Diane
For the oven chips
To serve

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. For the steak Diane, heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the shallots and mushrooms over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, or until softened.

  3. Turn up the heat and fry the steak pieces in the pan for 1-2 minutes on each side, stirring the mushrooms and shallots from time to time to prevent them from burning.

  4. Pour in the brandy and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the liquid has reduced by half. Stir in the cream and peppercorns. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Turn down the heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.

  5. For the chips, heat the vegetable oil in an ovenproof frying pan, add the potatoes and curry powder and fry for 2-3 minutes. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  6. Place the pan into the oven for 6-8 minutes, or until the chips are golden-brown and cooked through.

  7. To serve, place the steak on a plate with the chips to one side and the rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes on top. Drizzle over the sauce.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 1

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