Seared Steak with a Crunchy Salsa Seared Steak with a Crunchy Salsa

Seared Steak with a Crunchy Salsa

This quick steak dish combines thin cut beef steak with Cajun spices and served with a crunchy salsa made with cherry tomatoes, olives, red onions, lime juice and freshly chopped coriander or parsley. A perfect midweek meal.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
10 minutes

serves
2 people

Ingredients

  • 2 thin cut beef steaks
  • 2 teaspoons rapeseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, or similar
  • For the Crunchy Salsa:
  • 75g cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 50g pitted black or green olives, roughly chopped
  • ½ red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • Large handful freshly chopped coriander or flat-leaf parsley

Method

  1. Remove the steaks from the fridge at least 20 minutes before cooking.
  2. Put the steaks on a plate, brush with the oil on both sides and sprinkle the seasoning all over. Cover and leave to one side.
  3. To prepare the salsa, in a small bowl mix all the ingredients together and set aside.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan until hot and cook the steaks for 2-3 minutes on each side (for medium)
  5. Serve the steaks with sauté potatoes, wedges or chips, a selection of relishes and a green salad.

Per 100g

Per portion (208g)

Energy

423kJ/102kcal

880kJ/211kcal

Fat (g)

5.7

11.8

Saturated fat (g)

1.2

2.4

Carbohydrate (g)

2.7

5.6

Total sugars (g)

2.0

4.1

Protein (g)

9.8

20.4

Dietary fibre (g)

1.3

2.8

Salt (g)

0.7

1.5