Oriental steak with chilli and garlic green beans

Cook up a light and healthy taste of the orient at home with these simply delicious oriental steaks, slowly marinated to soak up all the flavour and ensure tenderness in every bite.

Preparation

25 minutes

Cooking

3 hours

Serves

2

Oven Temp

200°C / Gas Mark 6

Ingredients

2 x 10oz Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured sirloin steaks
French green beans
1 tsp ground nut oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tiny pinch of dried chilli flakes

For the marinade:
100mls Teriyaki sauce
1 large garlic clove, crushed
25g (1 inch) piece of ginger, peeled and finely grated
A small pinch of dried chilli flakes
10g (2 tsp) palm sugar or brown sugar will do
Juice of 1 lime – about 30mls

Method
  1. Place the marinade ingredients into a mixing jug and mix well until the sugar is dissolved. Put the steaks into a plastic food bag and pour the marinade on top. Fold and seal the bag in a way that the steaks are completely covered in marinade and leave in the fridge for around two hours.
  2. Heat a non stick frying pan, then remove the steaks from the marinade and seal for 1 minute on both sides, the sugar in the marinade will make them caramelised almost instantly. 
  3. When the steaks are sealed place them onto a baking tray. Pour the remaining marinade into the frying pan and boil it for 2 minutes, then pour this sauce over the steaks and place in the hot oven for 8 minutes for medium, longer if you prefer them well done.
  4. While the steaks are cooking, blanch the green beans in boiling water for 1 minute, then run under cold water. 
  5. Heat the oil in a clean frying pan and stir fry the garlic, chilli and green beans for 2 – 3 minutes, season with salt and pepper. Put the beans into a serving dish and keep warm until the steaks are ready.
  6. When the steaks are cooked, remove from the oven, cover with tinfoil and rest for 2 minutes.
  7. To serve arrange the beans on warm serving plates, top with the steaks and pour over the sauce.

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