Garlic & Mushroom Game steak

Any specie will work

 

Ingredients:

4 kudu sirloin steaks (150–200g each) 

Flaky sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper 

1 T olive oil 

2 T butter 

2 cloves garlic, crushed 

1 cup cream 

Chives, for garnishing 

1 punnet of button mushrooms 

​METHOD

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  • Pat the steaks dry and season with salt and pepper. Panfry in heated oil and 1 tablespoon of butter.

  • Remove and place in the oven for 5 minutes. Remove, cover with foil and leave to rest for 5 minutes.

  • On the stove, heat the remaining butter in the same pan. Slice the mushrroms, add to the pan and stir-fry over a brisk heat.

  • Stir in the garlic. Pour in the cream and allow to reduce and thicken. Check seasoning.

  • Serve the steaks topped with the sauce and garnished with chives.

  • On the side, serve steamed potatoes or a mix of salad greens.

  • Cook's note: ring the changes by serving the steaks with a bitter chocolate sauce spiced with chilli.