These steak sauces are the perfect accompaniment to your homemade steak dinner. We've picked our favourite 12 ways to serve up your juicy steak - combining a whole host of delicious flavours.
Our steak sauces are easy to make and they are the perfect match for your homemade steak dinner. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your next romantic date night or you just want to switch up how you cook steak at home, these steak sauces are sure to go down a treat.
We’ve got lots of delicious steak sauces to choose from. Try our mushroom, diane, peppercorn and bearnaise too.
From creamy sauces for steak made with stilton to rich to heartier homemade condiments made from red wine, we are sure to have a steak sauce recipe you’ll love.
Steak can be served with lots of different sauces at all times of year which is why it’s such a good option. If you’re going to to the effort of making your steak sauce from scratch, make sure you know how to cook your steak perfectly too.
How do you make a steak sauce from scratch?
Making a steak sauce from scratch is much easier than you may think. Whether you’re looking for a thick sauce to serve alongside your steak or a thin sauce to pour over your steak to give it a real boost of flavour, choose your favourite recipe below and follow the step-by-step ingredients and method to make perfect sauce from scratch.
What are the most popular steak sauces?
If you’re looking for the best steak sauce recipe to serve with your fine cut of meat, the most popular steak sauces (according to our good friend Google!) are mushroom steak sauce, red wine steak sauce, peppercorn, Diane, horseradish and béarnaise steak sauce.
Homemade steak sauces
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 sauce
Flavours: Rich and creamy, béarnaise 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
Infused with garlic, parsley and plenty of capers, this salsa verde recipe is a strong, rich dressing for your steak. It's really easy to make and brings an Italian twist to your favourite steak dish.
Get the recipe: Salsa verde
This Aoili recipe is a classic French garlic-flavoured mayonnaise, traditionally served with mediterranean fish soups, but an eye-opening choice with steak. A smooth and creamy sauce which is really easy to make.
Get the recipe: Aoili