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    Barbecued Sirloin Steak with Salsa Verde and Tomato Salad

    Sirloin is a very tasty, juicy steak, which is great for barbecuing. Here it is served with salsa verde and a colourful salad of red and yellow tomatoes - a perfect dish for al fresco dining or as part of a barbecue.

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 2


    • 2 Waitrose Aberdeen Angus Sirloin Steaks, each weighing approximately 200g, from the Service Counter
    • The salsa verde:
    • 2 tbsp Opie capers, drained
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 2 Waitrose Anchovy Fillets, chopped
    • 1 pack Waitrose Fresh Basil
    • 2 tbsp parsley, roughly chopped
    • 4 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • Freshly ground black pepper


    1. Preheat the barbecue or grill.
    2. In a blender, whizz together all the salsa ingredients to make a smooth sauce
    3. Score one side of each steak in a criss-cross pattern with a sharp knife, cutting only about one third of the way into the surface. Spread 1 tbsp of the salsa over each scored side.
    4. Cook the steaks for 3-5 minutes on each side until cooked to your liking.
    5. Serve the steaks with an extra spoonful of salsa verde, a salad of red and yellow cherry tomatoes and buttered steamed new potatoes.

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    Cook's tips

    As a rough guide to cooking steaks, allow 3 minutes cooking each side for rare; 4 minutes each side for medium; 5 minutes each side for well done.


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