The perfect steak

The perfect steak

This is how a steak should look and taste!

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 60 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 779 / Protein 54g / Carbohydr. 46g / Fat 40g

Ingredients (2 servings)

2potatoes (large)
400 gsteak (e.g. filet)
2 sprigsthyme
2 sprigsrosemary
2 clovesgarlic
10 gchives
300 gsour cream
1lemon
salt
pepper
olive oil to marinate
butter to serve

Utensils

grill, oven, barbecue tongs, aluminum foil, cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Moulin AC, 2009
The assertive tannins of this young Bordeaux are the ideal pairing for the dark flavors of a nicely browned steak.
The wine has a subtle fruitiness to round off its flavor profile. Bordeaux and red meat – simply a match made in heaven. Decant this wine and drink it at 16 – 18°C / 60 – 65°F to appreciate its full complexity.

Step 1

The perfect steak

Preheat the oven to 60°C (140°F). Preheat the grill. Wrap each potato in some aluminum foil and place on grill for approx. 1 hour. Turn every 20 min. to ensure even cooking.

grill, oven, barbecue tongs, aluminum foil

2 potatoes

Step 2

The perfect steak

Drizzle olive oil on both sides of the steak and season with rosemary and thyme. Add crushed garlic cloves and precook in the oven for approx. 15 – 20 min . Remove meat from the oven, take off herbs, and grill for approx. 2 – 3 min per side. Set aside to rest for approx. 5 – 10 min.

grill, oven

400 g steak / olive oil / 2 sprigs thyme / 2 sprigs rosemary / 2 cloves garlic

Step 3

The perfect steak

In the meantime, finely chop chives.

cutting board, knife

10 g chives

Step 4

The perfect steak

Now, combine sour cream with finely chopped chives, zest of one lemon, and juice of half a lemon. Season with salt and pepper and serve with baked potato and steak.

small bowl

300 g sour cream / 1 lemon / salt / pepper

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