Whole Ostrich Fillet Roast with Blue Cheese and Peppercorn Topping

20 minutes cooking time
30 minutes preparation time



Serves 4
  • 400 g Klein Karoo Ostrich Whole Fillet
  • 65 ml Sour Cream
  • 15 g Madagascar Peppercorns
  • 65 ml Creamy Blue Cheese, crumbled
  • 7.5 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2.5 ml Freshly Ground Black Pepper



  1. Combine all these ingredients in mixing bowl.
  2. Brush meat on both sides with olive oil.
  3. Quickly seal meat on both sides in a little olive oil and 5 ml butter in a heavy based grill pan. Turn once, using tongs.
  4. Spread the topping over the meat and place meat in an oven tray.
  5. Roast until the required degree of doneness.


Cooking times:
Roast 15 minutes at 180C for a rare roast and 20 minutes for a medium roast.

Serve with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables.


Recipe by:  Tersia de Wet