The ultimate steak

The ultimate steak

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • 10 minutes, plus 2 hours’ drying time
  • 5–10 minutes
  • Thelema The Abbey Red Blend


  • 4 Woolworths T-bone steaks
  • 2–3 T Woolworths duck fat, butter or ghee
  • garlic butter, for serving
  • sea salt, to taste

Cooking Instructions

1. Smother the steaks in butter, duck fat or ghee and hang at room temperature for about 2 hours to dry out. Cook in a hot pan to your liking.

2. Place the garlic butter on the steaks, cover with foil and allow to rest before serving. Season with salt.

Cook's note: This method works perfectly every time, both on the braai or stovetop.

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Photographs: Jan Ras

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