August 3, 2006

Filed under: Uncategorized — ros @ 9:43 am

Ostrich Steaks

  • 150-200 ml Olive oil 
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed,

Mix the garlic with the oil. and soak the steak in the mixture whilst you make the sauce.

For the Sauce

  • About 20g butter
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and cut into thick slices
  • 300ml cider 
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp honey 
  • 50ml single cream
  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan on a low heat. Add the apple slices and coat them in the butter.
  2. Add the cider and bring the heat up to a gentle simmer. 
  3. When the volume of liquid has reduced by half and the apples are tender, add the honey, cinnamon and cream and mix well.
  4. Add the cornstarch paste and wait for the sauce to thicken. 

To Serve

  • Marinated Steak and sauce as above,
  • Couscous, cooked and tossed with finely chopped mint and toasted pine nuts.
  1. Fry the ostrich steaks on a very hight heat for 2-3 minutes on each side (for rare steak).
  2. Slice the steak into medallions and serve with the sauce and couscous.


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