Gatsby with masala steak

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Try this Cape Town original sub sandwich better known as a Gatsby and replace the masala with your desired filling.

By Food24 December 18 2018
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Ingredients (11)

400 g steak — room temperature
salt and freshly
freshly ground black pepper
10 ml oil
15 ml masala — roasted
2 garlic — cloves, crushed
1 large french loaf or ciabatta
butter — for spreading
60 ml atchar — mango
salad greens
oven-bake chips
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Preheat the oven to 230°C.

1 STEAK Season both sides of the steak with salt and pepper. Rub oil all over the meat.

2 Heat a pan until smoking hot and seal the steak on both sides until golden brown. Remove from the pan, transfer to a baking sheet and sprinkle the masala and garlic over.

3 Roast for 5-7 minutes or until done to your liking. Transfer to a plate and rest for 10 minutes. Slice thinly.


Slit the bread horizontally without cutting all the way through, fold open and spread butter on the inside. Spread achar on one half.

5 Arrange the salad greens, steak slices and chips on one half of the sandwich. Season with more salt if needed. 6 Close the sandwich and cut carefully into 4-6 servings.

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