Brandy and peppercorn sauce Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Spice:

Mild

Prep:

5 min

Cooking:

10 min

Brandy and peppercorn sauce is the perfect accompaniment to your steak dinner. This peppery, creamy sauce is great for pouring over a perfectly cooked rump steak and baked potatoes. This recipe serves 4 people and will take 15 mins to rustle up. It’s a great sauce that really adds a kick of flavour to your favourite cut of meat. Once you’ve made this sauce from scratch, you’ll never look at the packet or readymade option the same way again.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp green peppercorns
  • 1 tsp coarse black pepper
  • 100ml Brandy
  • 400ml beef stock
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 dsp corn flour
  • 200ml double cream

Method

  • Heat pan and melt butter in pan add green peppercorns and black pepper.

  • Add the Brandy and heat through, then add beef stock sugar and salt.

  • Mix corn flour with a little water and add to the pan. Heat until the sauce thickens then add the cream and cook until the sauce starts to simmer.

  • Serve with dauphinoise potatoes, fresh watercress and rump steak.

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