Classic steak with mushroom sauce

There is no better pairing than a tender juicy steak with a creamy mushroom sauce.

Less than 45 minutes

Serves 4


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  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) canola oil + extra for brushing
  • 1 packet (150g) PnP exotic mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 packet (250g) PnP portabellini mushrooms, sliced
  • Salt and milled pepper
  • 4 tsp (20ml) brandy or water
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) Bovril
  • ½ cup (125ml) cream
  • 2 tsp (10ml) olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5ml) honey
  • 4 matured steaks
  • Lightly salted potato chips and rocket leaves, for serving



  1. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry mushrooms until golden.
  2. Season with pepper.
  3. Add brandy and 1 Tbsp (15ml) Bovril and fry for 1 minute more.
  4. Stir in cream and remove from heat. Keep warm.
  5. Combine remaining Bovril, olive oil and honey.
  6. Brush steaks with a little canola oil and season lightly.
  7. Cook steaks over medium coals for 3-4 minutes a side, basting frequently with the Bovril and honey mix.
  8. Serve steaks hot off the grill with chips and rocket. 


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