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Steak au Poivre

This traditional Steak Au Poivre recipe gets a whole new level of flavour with the addition of a Knorr Beef Stock Cube that's rubbed over the steaks beforehand. Cook to your liking and try our easy peppercorn sauce. Delicious!
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  • 1 Knorr Beef Stock Cube
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 x 225 g sirloin steaks
  • 2 tsp cracked black pepper (for the sauce)
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp brandy (optional)
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 60 ml Elmlea Single
  • 1 tbsp dried green peppercorns

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

490kcal

Energy (kJ)

2046kJ

Protein (g)

46.0g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

3.5g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

2.8g

Sugar (g)

1.2g

Fibre (g)

0.7g

Fat (g)

29.1g

Saturated fat (g)

11.7g

Unsaturated fat (g)

13.2g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

12.0g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

1.2g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

157mg

Sodium (mg)

454mg

Salt (g)

1.14g

Vitamin A (IU)

9IU

Vitamin C (mg)

0.6mg

Calcium (mg)

62mg

Iron (mg)

3.63mg

Potassium (mg)

748mg

Total

1961kcal

8184kJ

184.2g

13.9g

11.1g

4.6g

2.8g

116.5g

46.7g

52.8g

48.2g

4.7g

0.1g

630mg

1816mg

4.56g

35IU

2.2mg

247mg

14.53mg

2992mg


  • 1 Heat a large, thick-bottomed frying pan.
  • 2 Make a paste by crumbling half the Knorr Stock Cube with the oil and black peppercorns and spread evenly over both sides of the meat.
  • 3 Fry steaks on high heat for about 2 minutes on each side, until they are nicely browned and medium-rare. Remove to a plate.
  • 4 Add the Worcestershire sauce, brandy, water and remaining Knorr Stock Cube into the hot pan and boil over a high heat until it reduces down by one third. Add the Elmlea and green peppercorns and bring back to the boil.
  • 5 Put the steaks back into the pan, letting them heat in the boiling sauce for a few seconds, then remove from the heat and serve. Sprinkle with chopped parsl