Seared Fillet Steak, Green Tea Noodles and Miso
SERVES: 4 DIFFICULTY: Easy
Something delightfully different to do with steak
4 Fillet steaks (about 150g each)
Olive oil (for coating steaks)
Salt & pepper (for seasoning)
200g Hakubaku Char soba noodles (green tea)
2tsp Sesame oil
3tbsp Miso paste
80ml Mirin (Japanese rice wine)
4 Spring onions (finely sliced, diagonally)
2tsp Sesame seeds (lightly toasted)
STEP ONE:FILLET STEAK
Brush steaks with the olive oil and then season to taste.
Heat a large frying pan over high heat.
Cook steaks to your own liking eg: rare steak is cooked on each side for about 3 minutes.
Remove steaks from heat, then cover loosely with foil.
Rest for 5 minutes.
STEP TWO:GREEN TEA NOODLES
Cook noodles according to packet instructions.
Drain, then refresh under cold running water.
Drain well, then place in a large bowl.
Add sesame oil and toss well to coat noodles.
STEP THREE:MISO DRESSING
In a small saucepan, place the miso paste and mirin.
Place over medium heat and whisk until smooth and heated.
Thinly slice steaks on the diagonal.
To the noodles add the steak slices, miso dressing and the spring onions.
Toss well to combine.
Place in a large serving bowl the sprinkle with the lightly toasted sesame seeds.