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Steak slice with lemon and thyme

I love this with broccoli, particularly Tenderstem broccoli. A couple of packets, lightly cooked, then drained and put in the marinade after the beef's out and sliced, is the most heavenly accompaniment.



  • 1.

    Cut away the fat from around the edge of the steak while you heat a griddle or frying pan.

  • 2.

    Brush the steak with oil and cook for three minutes on each side for rare meat. Turn the steak at an angle and cook for a further one minute on each side to give attractive griddle marks, or longer if you prefer your meat well-done; the lemon in the post-hoc marinade will 'cook' the steak a little more.

  • 3.

    While the steak is cooking, place the thyme leaves, garlic, oil, lemon juice and zest, salt and pepper in a wide shallow dish and mix well.

  • 4.

    Once the steak is cooked, place it in the dish of marinade for four minutes on each side, before removing it to a board and slicing thinly on the diagonal.


Recipe taken from Nigella's book, "Nigella Express"
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Posted by JLOReport
I tried this recipe and it is very yummi and easy!
Posted by Elaine105Report
Tried this n very easy and yummy.. Makes very good presentation!
Posted by Jessica167Report
This is BEAUTIFUL and so easy!