Steak with green peppercorn sauce recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 5mins to prepare and 10mins to cook
  • 438 calories / serving
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Serve up a deliciously tender steak with a creamy green peppercorn sauce for a midweek treat.

Season the steaks with a decent amount of fresh cracked pepper and salt. In a large frying pan, heat the butter and oil until piping hot. Add the steaks and cook for 2 minutes each side. Remove the pan from the heat and transfer the steaks to a plate, reserving the meat juices. Cover the steaks with foil and leave to rest while you make the sauce. 

Add the peppercorns and brandy to the pan and bring to the boil. Cook for 1 minute over a high heat, or until the sauce reduces by half. Add the reserved meat juices and chicken stock, then reduce by half again. Add the cream and simmer for another 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. 

Serve the steaks with the sauce and a leafy green salad on the side.

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  • Ingredients

  • 4 x 200g (7oz) steaks
  • 1tbsp unsalted butter
  • 15ml (1tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 1/2tbsp green peppercorns in brine, drained
  • 60ml (4tbsp) brandy
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 60ml (4tbsp) double cream
  • Energy 1825kj 438kcal 22%
  • Fat 23g 33%
  • Saturates 11g 56%
  • Sugars 5g 6%
  • Salt 1.2g 21%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 5.7g Protein 47.5g Fibre 0.3g

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