Marinated Rump Steak
This is oh, so simple, but oh, so good. Great if you're organised and can leave the steaks in the marinade the day before you need them, but failing that, a few hours will do. The recipe was created specially to serve with Aligot (mashed potatoes with garlic and cheese), but it needs two to eat and two to cook: one to do the steaks and one to whip the potatoes!
|2 rump steaks, weighing about 7-8 oz (200-225 g) each|
|3 fl oz (75 ml) red wine|
|3 fl oz (75 ml) Worcestershire sauce|
|1 large clove garlic, peeled and crushed|
|1 teaspoon groundnut or other flavourless oil|
|a few sprigs fresh watercress|
|Oven temperatures and Conversions|
|Click here for information|
You will also need a shallow dish or lidded polythene box large enough to hold the steaks closely and comfortably.
This recipe is taken from How to Cook Book One.
Put the steaks in the shallow dish or polythene box, then mix the red wine, Worcestershire sauce and garlic together and pour this over the steaks. Cover with clingfilm or put the lid on, then place in the fridge for a few hours or, preferably, overnight.
When you're ready to cook the steaks, drain and dry them carefully with kitchen paper, reserving the marinade.
Now take a medium frying pan, place it on a high heat and heat the oil until it's very hot.
Then sear the steaks for 4 minutes on each side and, 2 minutes before the time is up, add the reserved marinade to the pan and let it bubble and reduce by about half.
When the steaks are cooked, remove them from the pan to warm serving plates, then, using your sharpest knife, cut them into slices diagonally and spoon the sauce over.
Garnish with the watercress and serve immediately with Aligot - see recipe below.
Return to Homepage
Visit the Delia Online Cookery School
Copyright © 2009 Delia Smith/New Crane Internet Limited, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Traditionally served as an accompaniment to steak, this French version of mashed potato is well worth trying!
Most Popular recipes
Christmas cake flour
27 Nov 2015 14:28
Racking my brains
27 Nov 2015 18:52
|Food and travel||
Sponge receipe needed
14 Nov 2015 22:15
|Can Anyone Help?||
27 Nov 2015 20:16
Sorry for no reply
03 Sep 2015 21:44
Pyrex Mixing bowl John Lewis
11 Nov 2015 20:45
07 Nov 2015 13:15