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Steak with Madeira & mushrooms

Steak with Madeira & mushrooms

A delicious way to serve up tasty steak and the Madeira and mushroom sauce is so moreish!

  • Preparation: 10 mins
  • Cooking: 10 mins
  • Serves: 2

What you need:

  • 2 sirloin, rib-eye, rump or centre cut steaks
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 15ml/1tbsp olive oil
  • 100g/4oz chestnut mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
  • 75ml/5tbsp good, hot beef stock
  • 45ml/3tbsp Madeira wine
  • 75ml/5tbsp double cream
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped chives

What you do:

  1. Heat a large non-stick frying or griddle pan, season the steaks, brush with oil on both sides and cook according to your preference. Transfer to warm serving plates and cover loosely with foil to keep warm.
  2. Reduce the heat under the pan and add the mushrooms. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the stock, increase the heat and boil for 3 minutes until slightly reduced. Add the wine and cream and reduce for a further 3-4 minutes until the sauce is slightly thickened. Stir in the chives.
  3. Serve the steaks with the sauce and seasonal vegetables.

Handy cook's tip:

Let your meat rest for a couple of minutes after cooking to make it extra tender

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