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Steak with Port & Chocolate Sauce    HT  MC  20mins


Serves 4     Hot Beef Meat Herbs Alcohol Main Course Eggless

4 Steaks e.g. fillet, rump, sirloin
Salt and Pepper
25g/1oz Butter
1 shallot, finely chopped
120ml/4fl.oz Port
2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 teasp Freshly Chopped Rosemary
180ml/6fl.oz. Fresh Beef Stock
50g/2oz Dark Chocolate (70% cocoa solids), grated


1. Preheat the grill to hot. Season the steaks with salt and pepper then grill for 4 - 7 minutes on each side, depending on how well done you like your steak.

2. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a small saucepan, add the shallot and cook gently for 3 minutes, stirring.

3. Add the port, balsamic vinegar and rosemary to the shallots, raise the heat and boil rapidly for 2-3 minutes.

4. Add the stock and rosemary, return to the boil then remove from the heat and whisk in the chocolate until it melts and slightly thickens.

5. To serve transfer the steaks to serving plates and pour sauce over the top.


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Serve with a green vegetable


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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

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