Steak with Anchovy Butter

servings
6-8 servings

This buttery and unbelievably juicy steak brings you an extreme astonishment.

Ingredients

  • 8 tbsps softened unsalted butter
  • 2 ounces (60g) can anchovies, drained and finely minced
  • Dry-aged steak you like
  • Coarsely ground black pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Mix butter and anchovies together to make a smooth paste.

  2. Roll the butter in a sheet of parchment to make a 1 ½-inch (3cm) diameter log.

  3. Refrigerate until needed.

  4. Season the steak with salt and pepper.

  5. In a hot sauté pan over high heat, add oil and then the steak. Sauté the steak on both sides until desired doneness.(The steak can also be grilled.)

  6. Remove the steak and let it rest for a few minutes.

  7. >Slice 1-2 ¼-inch pieces of anchovy butter.Remove the parchment on the outside and place the slice(s) on top of the hot steak so that it melts on the hot surface.

Umami comes from...

Beef

Inosinate: 80mg/100g Glutamate: 10mg/100g

Anchovies

Glutamate: 630mg/100g

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