Waitrose

Seared garlic and thyme steak bites

These delicious beef canapés are quick and easy to make.  They can also be made in advance and eaten cold at summer picnics or parties.

  • Christmas

Ingredients

300–400g Aberdeen Angus sirloin steak, about 3cm thick
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
Juice and zest of 1 lime
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp olive oil

Method

  1. Place the steak into a large shallow dish. Rub it with the garlic, thyme, lime zest, Worcestershire sauce and olive oil.
  2. Cover and leave to marinate in the fridge for a couple of hours, or overnight. Squeeze over the lime juice and marinate for a further 15 minutes.
  3. Warm a griddle or large frying pan over a high heat then sear the beef for 3–5 minutes on each side. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and leave to rest for 10 minutes. 
  4. Cut into 12 even-sized cubes, spear with cocktail sticks, and arrange on a platter. Serve warm with extra lime wedges to squeeze over.
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus marinating and resting
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes, plus marinating and resting

Makes: 12

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 242.672kJ
58.0kcal
Fat 2.8g
Saturated Fat 1.0g
Sugars 0.1g
Salt 0.1g

Per bite

Click here for more information about health and nutrition

4 stars

Average user rating Based on 6 ratings

This recipe was first published in November 2007.