Porterhouse Steak

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Ingredients:

  • 2 porterhouse steaks (ask your butcher for steaks with a layer of fat on the side)
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbspns olive oil
  • Some salt
  • 1 tspn red chilli flakes
  • 1 tspn butter

Procedure:

-Mix all the ingredients given for marination in a bowl. Place the steak meat on a shallow plate and pour over this mixture all over. Leave it for 30 minutes and flip the sides of the steak.

-Leave for 30 minutes on the other side.

-Heat your BBQ to 180 degrees, if you don’t have a temperature controlled BBQ grill then heat it 15 minutes prior to grilling on medium heat.

-Place your steaks on the hot plate of your grill and cook for 15 minutes per side with the BBQ lid closed.

-Then 2 minutes per side on the grill part to give grilled texture.

-Take it out onto a plate and put some butter on top. Serve hot with grilled asparagus, mushrooms, pepper and potato mash.

Twin Chicken Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Twin Chicken Steak can be served with variety of sauces like pineapple sauce, mushroom sauce, garlic sauce, etc. but mushroom sauce is my favourite. I love the mushroomy creamy taste of this sauce and it goes awesome with chicken or beef. Do try this to impress that “special someone” ……..

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Ingredients:

FOR STEAK

  • 1 chicken schnitzel (cut into two pieces for Twin Steak)
  • Some salt
  • Some paprika
  • 1 tspn mustard sauce
  • 1 tbspn soy sauce
  • 1 tbspn hot sauce

FOR MUSHROOM SAUCE

  • 150g button mushrooms, cut in half then sliced
  • 150ml thickened cream
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp (or more to taste) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground sea salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Procedure:

-Marinade chicken in all the ingredients given for Steak and keep aside for 30 minutes. Heat the grill and spray some olive on it. Grill for about 2 minutes per second and take it out on a plate.

FOR MUSHROOM SAUCE

-Heat oil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Add sliced mushrooms and stir-fry until they are lightly browned, reduce heat to medium.

-Add cream, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Cook for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally and watching that the cream doesn’t overboil.

-Once the sauce has reduced by half, add crushed garlic and cook for another minute.

-Pour it over the steak and serve hot with some grilled vegetables.

Chicken Steak with Fresh Produce

It tastes awesome ……..

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Ingredients:

FOR STEAK

  • 1 chicken schnitzel
  • Some salt
  • Some cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbspns olive oil

FRESH PRODUCE

  • ½ onion (thick slices)
  • 1 tomato slice (fresh)
  • ½ tomato (for grilling)
  • A big fat slice of capsicum or red pepper
  • ½ lime (cut into wedges)
  • 1 potato (microwaved with 1 tbspn margarine)
  • Some olive oil

Procedure:

-For steak, heat oil in a frying pan and fry the schnitzel. Flip it and sprinkle some salt and pepper. Again flip it and sprinkle some salt and pepper on the other side. Cook until it is done (juicy).

-Remove from the flame.

-Now heat some oil for veggies in the same pan and fry onion slices, tomato and capsicum until they give a caramelized look.

-Take them out on a plate and arrange them with some lime wedges and fresh tomato slice.

-Place the schnitzel on the top of it.

-Cut the microwaved potato in two parts and serve hot with this beautiful fresh steak.

Chicken Steak With Mashed Potatoes And Gravy

Grilled Chicken Steak with mashed Potato and gravy is a lovely dinner for two …

Ingredients:

  • 2 chickn breasts
  • 4 potatoes peeled
  • 1 chicken cube
  • Some salt
  • 2 cups water
  • Some cracked black pepper

Procedure:

-Heat grill pan and grill chicken breasts on it until well done.

-Take it out in a plate and season it with some salt.

-Peel 4 potatoes and wash them. Heat in microwave for 7 minutes.

-Take it out and allow to cool. Mash them and keep aside on serving plate.

-Boil water and dissolve one chicken cube in it, add some cracked black pepper and stir. Stir in cornflour mixture and after a minute pour it over boiled mashed potatoes.

-Serve hot with grilled tomato and potatoes.

Outcome:

Tasty chicken steak with mashed potato and gravy is ready to serve.

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Tips:

-Season chicken breast with very little amount of salt because the gravy served with that is also salty.

Servings:

This will serve 2 persons easily.

My New Year Eve’s Recipe : Twin Chicken Steaks With Mushroom Sauce And Grilled Vegetables

A lovely, lite and a romantic dinner for two. Enjoy!

CHICKEN STEAK:

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole chicken steak (skinless)
  • 6 tbspns vinegar
  • 2 tbspns olive oil
  • ½ tspn cracked black pepper
  • Some salt
  • Some cracked dried red chillies
  • ¼ cup sun dried tomatoes

Procedure:

-In a blender add all the ingredients except chicken and blend it to a fine paste.

-Make shallow gashes on chicken breasts and pour over this mixture on it.

-Marinade for 30 minutes.

-Heat the grill pan and place the marinated chicken piece on it. Turn occasionally. Grill until its well done.

-Take it out in the serving dish.

MUSHROOM SAUCE

Ingredients:

  • 4 – 6 raw mushrooms (chopped)
  • ½ tspn minced garlic
  • ½ cup of chicken stock
  • Some cracked black pepper
  • Some salt
  • 1 full tbspn unsalted butter
  • 1 tbspn cream
  • some cornflour + water (for thickening)
  • Few sprigs of Italian parsley (chopped fine) (optional)

Procedure:

-Melt butter in a saucepan and add chopped garlic. When it becomes translucent add chopped mushrooms and other seasonings. Stir fry for a minute and add chicken stock.

-Let it boil and add cornflour mixture. Stir and add cream. Mix well and pour over the steak.

GRILLED VEGETABLES:

Ingredients:

  • 2 potatoes sliced thickly
  • 4 – 6 tbspns olive oil
  • Some salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Some Dried basil
  • 2 tomatoes sliced thickly
  • 2 mushrooms cut into halves
  • 3 – 4 broccoli buds
  • 4 sun dried tomato slices

Procedure:

-Wash and cut vegetables according to the instructions given. Add some olive oil and herbs and spices and toss.

-Heat the grill pan and place all of them on it. Turn occasionally until well done.

(If potatoes are not cooked then: 1. Cut them and add some olive oil and place them in a deep bowl. 2. Heat in microwave oven for 3 minutes and then place them on hot grill to give the grilling texture)

-Place them on the serving dish with chicken.

POTATO CREAMS:

  • 2 potatoes
  • ¼ tspn unsalted butter
  • 2 tbspns running cream

Procedure:

-Wash potatoes and don’t take off their skins. Glaze them with some butter and place them in a bowl.

-Heat for 2 – 4 minutes or until done in microwave oven.

-Take them out and allow to cool for some time.

-Drill it with some sharp thing and make a hole; I usually use the end of tea spoon.

-Place them on one side of the serving dish and pour some cream in the wholes. Don’t let them overflow.

Outcome:

Marvelous New year eve’s dinner is ready for 2. Enjoy!

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Tips:

-Use the end of spoon to make the whole in potatoes. Add 1 tbspn of cream in each one of them.

-Cook chicken breast well.

Servings:

This is a perfect romantic dinner for 2.

Salmon Steaks

Very healthy and lite steaks, ideal For heart patients. Its very soft and very juicy, Favourite dish of the Kiwis. Do try them and make your life healthier …

Ingredients:

  • 2 salmon steaks
  • A pinch of salt
  • ½ tspn of cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbspns vinegar
  • 1 tbspn olive oil

Procedure:

-Marinade salmon steaks in all of the ingredients except oil For about 45 minutes.

-Now grease a Frying pan and place these steaks on it and let then cook on low heat.

-Change sides when necessary.

-When it is cooked, place it on a heated grill pan For giving it a Fine grill texture.

-Dish them out in a plate with some salads and serve.

Outcome:

Tasty and healthy salmon steaks are ready to be served.

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Tips:

-Do not let the Fillet break, handle it with care.

Servings:

If the Fillets are large then one per person otherwise 2 per person.