Namibian steaks with bacon and mushroom sauce
NAMIBIAN STEAKS WITH BACON AND MUSHROOM SAUCE
Renowned caterer Antoinette de Chavonnes Vrugt – author of the award-winning recipe book My Hungry Heart – welcomed theYOU food team with these delicious steaks while on a short trip to Namibia.
30 ml (2 T) mustard powder 30 ml (2 T) braai spices 60 ml (¼ c) lemon juice 60 ml (¼ c) oil
6 rump steaks, 1,5 cm thick butter
50 g butter
1 onion, chopped
125 g bacon, chopped
100 g mushrooms, chopped 250 ml (1 c) cream or milk 30 ml (2 T) cake flour
60 ml (¼ c) mayonnaise or
double cream yoghurt 60 ml (¼ c) chutney
TO SERVE potato wedges salad
1 Marinade Mix all the ingredients.
2 Meat Pour the marinade over the meat and marinate for 3-4 hours or up to two days.
3 Melt a little butter in a hot pan over the coals. Add the steak and braai according to your preference (see our guide on page 6 – halve the cooking time as these steaks are 1,5 cm thick).
4 Sauce Heat the butter and fry the onion, bacon and mushrooms until done. Mix and add the remaining ingredients. Stir over medium heat until the sauce thickens, about 10 minutes.
5 To serve Serve the steaks with the sauce, wedges and salad.
1 SERVES 6 Preparation
25 min Marinating 3-4 hours or up to 2 days
10 min (sauce),
4-5 min (per steak)