Steak is the ultimate romantic dinner. We've picked our favourite 12 ways to serve up your juicy steak - combining a whole host of delicious flavours. Including tasty steak sauces, marinades and rubs, feed your other half one of these hearty steak recipes...
A beautifully cooked piece of steak is just delicious when combined with a freshly made sauce.
and thick or rich and fruity, there are various different flavours you
can opt for when making a sauce for your steak. Red meat has quite a
strong flavour so you need bold ingredients to match.
Learn how to cook your steak perfectly them team it with one of these delicious homemade steak sauces.
First up is Michel Roux Snr’s bearnaise sauce…
Flavours: Rich and creamy, bearnaise sauce is a classic steak sauce in upmarket restaurants – and we’ve got a recipe from one of the pros!
Get the recipe: Michael Roux Snr’s bearnaise sauce
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Flavours: Creamy with a fiery peppercorn kick. You can leave out the brandy if you’d rather or replace it with mustard.
Get the recipe: Brandy and peppercorn sauce
Flavours: A subtle sauce with a fruity twist, red wine brings out the meaty flavours in your steak making it extra tender and delicious.
Get the recipe: Fillet steak with red wine sauce
Flavours: Rich with a powerful blue cheese burst, this sauce is only for those who enjoy a bit of Stilton!
Get the recipe: Steak with Stilton, mushroom and masala sauce
Flavours: Subtle and creamy with a hint of spice, this mushroom, parsley and mustard sauce adds a delectable flavour to your meat.
Get the recipe: Slimming World fillet steaks and mustard sauce
Flavours: Lighter in texture than a bearnaise sauce, hollandaise has a slight lemony flavour that brings a citrusy burst to your steak.
Get the recipe: How to make your own Hollandaise sauce
Flavours: This sauce is made with 2 strong ingredients to give your steak a real powerful punch of flavours. Cranberry and port make a delicious rich and tangy combo.
Get the recipe: Port sauce
Flavours: This sauce is made with a light vinegar base and a beautifully fragrant selection of herbs and spices – subtle but full of flavour.
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Flavours: Thick and fruity, this rich plum sauce is made with red wine, vinegar and soy sauce for a real deep flavour. The steak in this recipe is seasoned with Chinese Five Spice for an oriental twist.
Get the recipe: Spicy steak with plum sauceWhere to next?More steak recipes
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