STEAK TARTARE

Ingredients

80gm diced dry aged eye fillet  beef

10gm Worcestershire sauce

2ml red Tabasco sauce (4 shakes of the bottle)

10gm tomato sauce

10gm shallots, diced

5gm cornichons, diced

5gm capers, chopped

20gm Dijon mustard

5ml lemon juice

5gm fresh parsley, chopped

2 ½ gm Sea Salt

10 turns of Freshly milled white pepper

 

POLONAISE DRESSING

1 egg yolk, raw

5gm egg white, cooked and chopped

5gm egg yolk, cooked and chopped

1 tbs toasted garlic bread crumbs

1 tbs fresh parsley, chopped

1gm fresh horseradish, grated

Dijon mustard (extra, to taste)


GARNISH

5 slices good sourdough bread, thinly-sliced and cut into 5 circles with an 80mm cutter, then toasted

5 potato chips (thinly slice Nicola potatoes on a mandoline, gently fry until crisp, then drain on absorbent paper)

½ lemon wrapped in muslin (to serve).

CRISPY BREADCRUMBS

Ingredients

300gm panko crumbs

75ml garlic-infused oil

2 tbs fresh parsley, chopped

Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Place panko crumbs in a dry frypan, then add the garlic oil.
  2. Set pan to a low heat and gently toast, stirring occasionally for about 15 minutes or until golden.
  3. Remove from the heat, then season. Allow to cool then toss through the parsley.

TARTARE

  1. In a medium bowl combine the eye fillet, Worcestershire sauce,  Tabasco sauce, tomato sauce, shallots, cornichons, capers, mustard, lemon juice and parsley.
  2. Mix well, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

To Serve

Serve on a large round main course plate.

  1. Brush a strip of Dijon mustard down the centre of the plate then place a 100mm pastry cutter (or ring) at the top right hand side (1 o’clock) and fill with tartare mix.
  2. Gently flatten the top of the tartare. Then use an egg to make an indentation in the centre of the tartare. Place the egg yolk in the indentation, then remove the pastry cutter.
  3. Sprinkle polonaise garnish over the tartare and yolk, then grate the horseradish over the top.
  4. Garnish the plate with the sourdough disks, potato crisps and lemon wedge.