Different Ways to Cook Scotch Fillet
As you may know, a Scotch Fillet Steak comes from the rib-eye cut of beef which is taken from under the ribs of the cow. Both tender and tasty, this versatile cut of meat is an extremely popular cut of beef. If you’re hankering for a delicious steak, here are two easy recipes for preparing a scotch fillet steak.
Chilli-Salt Scotch Fillet with Roasted Chats and Green Bean Salad
- 300g small chat potatoes
- 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons dried oregano
- 1 small garlic clove, roughly chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
- 2 x 200g scotch fillet steaks
- 100g baby green beans, topped, blanched, refreshed in iced water
- 2 cups wild rocket
- 1 tablespoon French salad dressing
- Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius and line a small baking dish with baking paper.
- Combine the chat potatoes, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of dried oregano and 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt flakes in the prepared dish. Toss to combine.
- Place in the oven and roast for 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender and crisp.
- Using a mortar and pestle, pound the garlic, chilli flakes, remaining dried oregano and 2 teaspoons of sea salt flakes until well combined. Rub the garlic mixture over each scotch fillet steak, coating all sides.
- Heat the remaining olive oil in a large heavy-based frypan over high heat until just smoking. Add the steaks and cook for about 3 minutes each side for medium-rare or until cooked to your liking.
- Transfer the steaks to a warm plate, cover loosely with foil and rest for 5 minutes.
- Place the baby green beans, wild rocket and French dressing in a bowl and toss to combine.
- Serve each scotch fillet steak with the potatoes and salad.
Scotch Fillet Steak with Peppercorn Sauce and Herb Mash
- 750g desiree potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
- 1/2 cup cream
- 70g butter
- 4 x 200g beef scotch fillet steaks
- Sea salt & pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup red wine
- 1 1/2 tablespoons green peppercorns
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1/3 cup cream
- 1/4 cup mint leaves
- 1/4 bunch chives, chopped
- Preheat oven to 190°C. Boil potatoes in salted water for 15 mins or until tender.
- Drain potatoes and return to the pan with ½ cup cream and 60g of butter. Mash until smooth and then keep warm.
- Season steaks with salt and pepper.
- Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat and cook meat for 1-2 minutes each side before transferring to a baking tray.
- Roast for 12 minutes for medium-rare or cooked to your liking.
- Remove from oven, cover with foil and rest for 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, heat remaining butter in same frying pan. Increase heat to high, add wine and boil until the mixture forms a glaze. Add peppercorns, garlic and cream and cook for 1 minute or until mixture thickens.
- Stir herbs through the mash and serve the steaks with sauce and mash.
So there you have two delicious scotch fillet steak recipes! Both dishes are quick and easy, but extremely tasty. So why not get a good dose of iron while you enjoy a scotch fillet for a warming winter dinner?
This Scotch Fillet recipe is brought to you by Butcherman via Taste.com.au