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Fillet Steaks with Anchovy Butter

  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fillet steak 20 Ounce (4 Pieces, 150 Grams, 5 Ounces Each)
For the anchovy butter
  Unsalted butter 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Canned anchovies 4 Ounce, drained and chopped
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Or 1 Squeeze Of A Lemon)
  Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. To make the anchovy butter in a bowl, mix the butter with the anchovies such that they are well blended.
2. Then preferably with a blender or a food processor, mix the lemon juice, parsley along with lot of pepper.
3. A pulse button on the processor could make it easier or else the blender can be turned on and off while blending.
4. Shape the anchovy butter to resemble a fat sausage shape and roll it in an aluminum foil.
5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, such that chilled and firm.
6. In a heavy frying pan heat the butter and olive oil.
7. Coat the steaks on both sides with salt and pepper and fry to the desired doneness turning once.
8. For rare steaks take 2-3 minutes to fry on each side and for medium to well-done 6-8 minutes (over a slightly lower heat).

9. To serve,top each steak with a slice of the anchovy butter sprinkled with chopped parsley.
10. Let the butter melt due to the heat of the steak as you serve it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 577 Calories from Fat 440

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.6%

Saturated Fat 22 g110.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 155.2 mg51.7%

Sodium 1226.6 mg51.1%

Total Carbohydrates 0.57 g0.19%

Dietary Fiber 0.26 g1%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 32 g64.4%

Vitamin A 23.5% Vitamin C 17.1%

Calcium 10.8% Iron 17.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fillet Steaks With Anchovy Butter Recipe