Coronation Steak,Radish and Pea Salad Coronation Steak,Radish and Pea Salad

Coronation Steak,Radish and Pea Salad

A great celebratory steak salad dish featuring strips of steak combined in a creamy coronation style dressing served with gem lettuce, radishes and fresh peas and takes under 20 minutes to prepare

prep time
15 mins

cook time
15 minutes

serves
4 people

Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak

To Cook Rare: 2½ minutes on each side

To Cook Medium: 4 minutes on each side

To Cook Well Done: 6 minutes on each side

Ingredients

  • 4 lean minute or sirloin steaks
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 30ml/2tbsp oil
  • For the Salad

  • :2 little gem lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 x 200g pack radishes, sliced
  • 200g/7oz peas, fresh or defrosted
  • 5-10ml/1-2tsp mild or Madras curry powder
  • 45ml/3tbsp reduced fat creme fraiche or mayonnaise
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped coriander or flat-leaf parsley

Method

  1. Heat a large non-stick griddle or frying pan until hot. Season the steaks and brush with oil on both sides. Cook the steaks according to your preference. Transfer to a warm plate, cover and leave for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the salad; place all the ingredients into a large bowl. For the dressing, place all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix together until combined.
  3. Slice the beef into strips then add to the salad with any meat juices. Spoon the dressing over the beef and serve with crusty bread.

Tips:

Alternatively, cook your steaks on a prepared barbecue according to your preference.