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Dressed Steak

This recipe is totally back to front, because it is normally believed that steak should be marinaded before it is cooked to achieve a tender and juicy cut.  As unusual, I challenge that belief, as I like to cook my meat without any flavouring except seasoning, then leave it to rest in a marinade, resulting in fresh flavours that have not been burned away during the cooking process.  

You may have seen this with my Thyme and lemon Chicken recipe, again I like to dry cook the chicken then at the end squeeze over the lemon and add butter, resulting in a crispy outer skin, that is juicy at the same time.

So, back to my steaks, I simply cooked these lamb steaks on the griddle or the BBQ, then I have a dish ready and waiting with the marinade mixture, once the steaks are cooked they are left to rest in the dressing for about 5 min. I ususally use the griddle when the weather isn’t too nice so I can cook inside but still enjoy this delicious recipe. I love my griddle and highly recommend getting one if you don’t have one already. You can read the Best Electric Griddle guide to give you some more information about griddles.

A really great way to serve them, is to slice up the meat, place it on top of a salad, then drizzle the dressing over the meat and salad together.  It also works beautifully with chicken breasts for a killer chicken salad…

Steaks on the griddle

Season the steaks then dry fry them on a griddle pan, or on a BBQ

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Slice the skins off the lime and add all the ingredients together in a high speed blender

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Blend for a few seconds, not too long as it needs to be have some chunk to it. 

Lamb Steaks

Once the steaks are cooked, pour the dressing over and leave to rest for about 5 min then serve.  

Dressed Steaks

 

Dressed Steak
Serves 6
A different yet super tasty way to cook a steak
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Prep Time
2 min
Prep Time
2 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  2. 1/8 cup raw apple cider vinegar
  3. pinch of salt
  4. 1 lime skinned and chopped up
  5. 1 handful of mint, or preferred herb
  6. 1 tsp raw honey
Instructions
  1. Season your steaks and cook them to preference.
  2. In a blender or Nutribullet, blend all the ingredients together and pour into a flat based bowl
  3. Once the meat is ready, leave to stand in the dressing for 5 min
  4. Serve when ready
Notes
  1. For a great salad, slice up the meat once it has rested, then top the greens and drizzle the dressing over both....
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