Beef with Orange
HT MC 80mins
Hot Beef Fruit Alcohol Herbs Main course Gluten Wheat Free
Salt and Black
3 tbsp Oil
Hot Fresh Beef Stock
1 teasp Grated
1 tbsp Grand
1 tbsp Cognac
1. Preheat the
oven to 220C, 425F, Gas mark 7.
2. Score the
fat on the meat with a sharp knife and season the meat all over with
salt, thyme and pepper then pour over the orange juice
from two oranges, catching the drips in a dish.
3. Heat the
oil in a roasting tin, add the beef and brown on all sides. Remove from
the heat and add the orange juice. Roast in the oven for 1 to 1-1/2 hours
according to taste, basting occasionally.
4. At the end
of the cooking time, remove the meat from the oven and place on a serving
platter surrounded by thin slices of the remaining orange. Keep warm.
make the sauce by adding the stock to the cooking juices in the roasting
tin. Cook for a few minutes then cool slightly and skim off any fat.
6. Mix the
cornflour with a little water then stir in half the cream. Add to the roasting
tin containing the stock and cook over a gently heat, whisking all the time
until well mixed then gradually add the remaining
7. Sprinkle in
the grated rind, salt and pepper. Stir well and cook gently for a couple
8. To serve -
warm the Grand Marnier and Cognac in a small pan or ladle, pour over
the beef and carefully set alight.
This is a special dish and is great to serve at Christmas or Easter as an alternative to