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Ostrich Steaks with Apples  HT   MC   British   15mins


Serves 4    Hot   Game  Fruit  Alcohol  Herbs   Main Course  Britain  Europe



   50g/2oz Butter

   2 Apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced

   4 Ostrich fillets

   Salt and Pepper

   2 tbsp Plain Flour

   2 tbsp Lemon Juice

   3 tbsp Apple Juice

   60ml/2fl.oz. Calvados or Brandy

   1 tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley




1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan, add the sliced apples and gently sauté for a few minutes, turning, until golden brown.


2. Meanwhile, season the flour with salt and black pepper and use to coat the meat on all sides. shake off any excess.


3. Heat the vegetable oil in another frying pan, add the steaks and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side.


4. Pour the apple juice over the sautéed apples in the pan and add the calvados and parsley. Mix well.


5. To serve - spoon the apple mixture on and around the steaks and pour the pan juices over the top. Serve immediately.




Serving suggestions: 

Accompaniments:                Creamed Parsnips,  Brussels Sprouts

Dessert:                                    Brandied Walnut Peaches




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Key techniques

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Brown  to  -  To fry in very shallow  fat  over a high heat in order to colour the food and seal in the juices.

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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