|1 tablespoon||Mixed peppercorns; coarsely crushed|
|½ ounce||Plain flour|
|2||5 oz ostrich steaks|
|1 tablespoon||Sunflower oil|
|4 ounces||Shallots; halved|
|8 ounces||Button mushrooms; halved|
|2||Cloves garlic; crushed|
|2 tablespoons||Brandy; (2 to 3)|
|3 tablespoons||Creme fraiche|
|1 tablespoon||Wholegrain mustard|
|2 tablespoons||Freshly chopped flat leaf parsley|
|Salt and freshly ground black pepper|
1. Mix the peppercorns, salt and flour together. Use this to pat on both sides of the steaks.
2. Heat the butter and oil in a frying pan, add the steaks and fry the steaks for 4-5 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm.
3. Add the shallots to the pan and fry until golden. Stir in the mushrooms and fry until browned. Stir in the garlic and fry for a further minute.
4. Pour in the brandy and cook for 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the creme fraiche and mustard with the parsley and seasoning.
Converted by MC_Buster.
NOTES : Ostrich is becoming a lower in fat alternative to other meats and it is delicious too. This traditional French recipe is an ideal dinner for two.
Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.
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