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Chilli Romesco rump with onion rings

15 minutes
15 minutes
Wine/Spirit Pairing
Woolworths Diemersdal Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

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  • For the Romesco sauce:
  • 245 g pickled peppers
  • 50 g flaked almonds, chopped
  • 1 t chilli flakes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1⁄4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 t Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1⁄4 cup Red wine vinegar
  • 1 T smoked paprika
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 T olive oil
  • For the onion rings:
  • 3 onions, cut into rings
  • 5 T flour
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Sunflower oil, for frying
  • 400 g free-range rump steak
  • Sunflower oil, for rubbing
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. To make the Romesco sauce, place all the ingredients except the olive oil into a blender and process until smooth.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan, pour in the Romesco sauce and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes.
  3. To make the onion rings, dust the onions rings in the seasoned flour. Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion until golden. Remove using a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  4. To cook the rump, rub the meat with oil, salt and pepper. Heat a griddle pan until extremely hot and sear the rump for 2 minutes on each side. Set aside to rest.

Spoon the Romesco sauce over the steak and serve with the onion rings.

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Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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