The ultimate steak sandwich

Ingredients 12
Servings 4


  • 600
    rump or other steak
  • 30
    olive oil
  • 60
    medium cream sherry
  • milled pepper
  • 30
  • 2
    large onions, sliced into rings
  • 15
    brown sugar
  • olive oil for frying
  • 3
    cloves garlic, sliced
  • 15
    balsamic vinegar
  • 8
    slices Italian bread (ciabatta), toasted
  • rocket leaves


Place steak in a shallow dish. Mix oil, sherry and pepper and pour over steak. Set aside. Heat butter in a frying pan, add onion rings and sugar and sauté over moderate heat until soft and slightly mushy. Meanwhile, heat a little olive oil in a suitable steak pan and sauté garlic. Add marinated steak (reserving juice) and fry on both sides until done to taste. Stir juice into pan with onions and allow to simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. When ready to serve, stir in balsamic vinegar to taste. Slice steak fairly thickly. Arrange slices of toast on a place and top with steak, onion mixture and rocket.

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