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Black Vinegar Glazed Porterhouse Steaks Atop A Spelt, Corn, and Green Pea Ragout

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  Porterhouse 16
  Porterhouse steak 64 Ounce (4 In Number, 16 Ounce Each)
For the black vinegar glaze
  Cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), pitted
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pitted fresh cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Currants 2 Tablespoon
  Black currants 2 Tablespoon
For the ragout
  Cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Spelt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken stock 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Fennel seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Cumin 2 Teaspoon, ground
  Coriander seeds 2 Teaspoon, ground
  Fennel seeds 2 Teaspoon, ground
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Smoked bacon 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/2 Inch Slices)
  Red bell peppers 1 1⁄2
  Shallot 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Red bell peppers 1 1⁄2 , seeded and diced
  Peas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh / Frozen)
  Corn kernels 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Scallions 1 Bunch (100 gm), sliced
  Balsamic vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1) In a saucepan, add balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, cherries, black currants and let it come to boil.
2) When the mixture has reduced by half, remove from flame, cool and puree into a smooth paste.
3) Strain the puree into a large glass dish. Place the steaks in it and tranfer into the refrigerator for about 3 hours. Turn the steaks over in between.

4) In a saucepan, combine the spelt and stock to prepare the ragout. Once it starts boiling, lower the heat and continue cooking till all the liquid disappears and the spelt has become tender, in about 30 minutes. Remove the pan from flame.
5) In a skillet, dry roast the cumin, coriander and fennel on low flame for about a minute. Set aside.
6) In a skillet, fry the bacon on medium-high until crispy. Drain them on paper towels.
7) In the same skillet saute the onions and garlic for two minutes. Add in bell pepper and saute for another minute. Add in the spelt, peas and corn and continue sauteing for 3 minutes.
8) Add in the dry roasted spices. Mix in vinegar, sugar and scallions and cook for 5 minutes.
9) Remove the steaks from the glaze, season with salt and pepper and set on a grill or broiler.
10) Cook the steaks for 6-8 minutes on each side. Brush each side with a little bit of the glaze while grilling and keep aside the rest for serving.

11) Place the steak on the centre of the plate and brush it with a little glaze, if required.
12) Pour the ragout around the steak and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Black Vinegar Glazed Porterhouse Steaks Atop A Spelt, Corn, And Green Pea Ragout Recipe