Chimichurri Venison Steak
with Herby Chips and Garlicky Green Beans
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Venison Leg Steaks
Roasted Spice and Herb Blend
Flat Leaf Parsley
Red Wine Vinegar
Greek Style Salad Cheese
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Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7. Remove the steaks from your fridge to allow them to come up to room temperature.
Chop the potatoes lengthways into 1cm slices, then chop into 1cm wide chips (no need to peel).
Pop the chips onto a large baking tray. Drizzle with oil, sprinkle over the roasted spice and herb blend, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer. TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.
When the oven is hot, bake the chips on the top shelf until golden, 25-30 mins. Turn halfway through.
Meanwhile, finely chop the parsley (stalks and all). Trim the green beans.
Halve the chilli lengthways, deseed, then finely chop. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
In a small bowl, combine the parsley, chilli, dried oregano, red wine vinegar, olive oil (see pantry for amount) and half the garlic. Season with salt and pepper, then set aside.
Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on high heat.
Season the steaks with salt and pepper. Once hot, lay the venison into the pan and brown the meat for 1 min on all sides. Lower the heat slightly, add the butter (see pantry for amount) and cook for another 1 min on each side. Baste the steaks by gently spooning over the butter.
TIP: Venison is best served rare but if you like it more well done, cook for another 2 mins on each side. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw meat. The venison is safe to eat when browned on the outside.
Once cooked, rest the steaks on a board, loosely covered with foil. Wipe out the pan.
Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in the (now empty) pan on medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot, add the green beans and stir-fry until starting to char, 2-3 mins.
Stir in the remaining garlic, then turn the heat down to medium and cook for 1 min. Add a splash of water and immediately cover with a lid or some foil. Cook until the beans are tender, 4-5 mins. Remove the pan from the heat.
When ready to serve, slice the steaks widthways into 1cm slices.
Serve the chips and garlicky green beans alongside. Spoon the chimmichurri over the steaks.
Crumble the cheese over the chips to finish.