Minute steak with chimichurri salsa makes a delicious but speedy treat for two. The chimichurri sauce is made with chilli, garlic, fresh herbs and lemon juice. Serve with homemade sweet potato chips and freshly prepared salad.
- 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chips
- 1 tbsp sunflower oil, plus a little extra
- 2 minute steaks
- 1 tsp paprika
- 2 tbsp each chopped parsley and fresh oregano
- 1 fresh red chilli, finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- tbsp red wine vinegar
- salad, to serve
Heat the oven to 200C/gas 6. Toss the sweet potatoes with the sunflower oil on a baking tray, season well, then roast for 30 mins. Rub the steaks with a little of the oil, paprika and seasoning, then set aside.
Make the salsa by mixing the herbs, chilli, garlic, olive oil, vinegar and lemon; season.
Heat a griddle or frying pan until very hot and cook the steaks for 1 min each side. Transfer to a warmed plate to rest for a couple of mins. Serve with the salsa, sweet potatoes and salad on the side.
Top tip for making Minute steak with chimichurri salsa
If you’re feeling flash, ask your butcher for a picanha steak – a thick piece of rump that’s particularly tender.