Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Klein Karoo International Meat

Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Klein Karoo International Meat

Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Klein Karoo International Meat

Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Klein Karoo International Meat

Great Tasting Lean Red Meat

Ostrich Steak with Bearnaise Sauce

Ostrich Steak Served with a Rich Delicious Sauce.

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Ready in:          20 Minutes
Cooking time: 20 Minutes

Waiting time: 5 Minutes
Ostrich Steak with Bearnaise Sauce

Ingredients

For 4 people


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  • 500 grams Klein Karoo Ostrich Steak
  • 15 mL Olive Oil
  • 0.3 cup(s) white wine vinegar
  • 2 spring onions, roughly choppped
  • 10 mL fresh tarragon,chopped
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 125 mL butter, cubed
  • 3 mL salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Method:

  1. Baste the ostrich steak with olive oil.
  2. Heat a heavy-based or griddle pan until it is very hot. If braaiing, the coals should be very hot.
  3. Place the steaks in the pan or on the grid and seal both sides. Once the meat is sealed, sprinkle with seasoning.
  4. Turn the meat twice on each side until done to taste.
  5. Remove from heat. Baste with olive oil. Cover and leave to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

 

For the Bearnaise Sauce, combine the following Ingredients:


Please note: These quantities will vary accordingly if you adjust the number of people to be served in the ingredient section above.

  • ⅓ cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 spring onions, roughly chopped
  • 10ml fresh tarragon, chopped
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 125ml butter, cubed
  • salt and pepper to taste

 

Method:

  1. Put the white wine vinegar, spring onion and tarragon in a small pan. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat slightly and simmer until the mixture has reduced by a third.
  2. Allow to cool completely and then strain the vinegar into a heatproof bowl.
  3. Add the egg yolks to the bowl, then place the bowl over a pot of barely simmering water.
  4. Whisk until the mixture is thick and pale. Add the butter, a cube at a time, whisking between each addition until the mixture is thick and smooth. Remove from heat, add salt and pepper to taste, and serve immediately.