Fillet Steaks with Anchovy and Rosemary Butter Sauce
Based on a 2-3cm/¾-1¼inch thick steak
To Cook Rare: 3-4 minutes on each side
To Cook Medium: 4-5 minutes on each side
To Cook Well Done: 6-7 minutes on each side
- 2 lean fillet steaks
- Salt and freshly milled black pepper
- 10ml/2tsp oil
- For the Anchovy and Rosemary Butter Sauce
- :75g/3oz unsalted butter
- 1 shallot, peeled and finely chopped
- 2-3 anchovy fillets in oil, drained and finely chopped
- 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves
- 5ml/1tsp good quality balsamic or red wine vinegar
- 200g/7oz cooked tagliatelle, to serve
Heat a large non-stick griddle pan; meanwhile place the steaks on a large plate or chopping board, season and coat with the oil on both sides.
Cook the steaks according to your preference.
Meanwhile, to prepare the sauce; heat a small non-stick pan and add the butter, shallot, anchovies and rosemary. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the shallots are cooked and lightly golden. Remove from the heat and stir through the balsamic vinegar or red wine.
Transfer the steaks to a warm plate and drizzle over a little of the sauce. Toss the cooked tagliatelle in any remaining sauce from the pan and serve with the steak and seasonal vegetables.