Namib­ian steaks with ba­con and mush­room sauce


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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)

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