Friday, March 30, 2012

Grilled Rosemary Chicken~~

  This is delicious, believe me! I love it so much! It's so fragrant! Serve with broccoli with cheese sauce on will be perfect!


Grilled Rosemary Chicken
Ingredients:
4 sliced chicken breast in ½ inches thick
2 tbsp butter
3 tbsp olive oil
Salt & black pepper to taste
Dried ground rosemary, as needed
Paprika, as needed
Flour, as needed

Directions:
1.      Season chicken with salt, pepper and 1 tbsp olive oil. Dust rosemary, paprika and flour on the meat, rub them altogether with hand.
2.      Heat the fry pan or grill pan with butter and olive oil on medium high heat until the butter is melted and start to foam.
3.      Cook the chicken until golden brown or 4-5 minutes for each side.

Black Pepper Steak~~

  I love it, it's juicy and black peppery~ It's my first steak, by the way~


Black Pepper Steak
Ingredients:
4 (200g/7oz) beef tenderloin
3 tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste
6 tbsp cracked black pepper
2½oz (70g) butter
4 tbsp cognac
2 cloves garlic, smashed
2 shallots, finely diced
2 cups brown beef broth
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp softened butter
1 tbsp flour

Directions:
1.      Pound the beef until flattened then marinate with olive oil and salt in refrigerator overnight.
2.      Take out and cook the marinated beef on a frying pan or grill pan for about 3-4 minutes.
3.      Pour cognac over and ignite. After the flame is gone, remove the beef and set aside and cover with aluminium foil to keep it warm..
4.      Sauté minced shallot on the same pan for about 2 minutes.
5.      Pour in broth and add in garlic and tomato paste, stir until well blended.
6.      While simmering until it getting boiled, mix softened butter with flour by pressing with fork in a small bowl.
7.      Add the butter mixture into the sauce and stir quickly until the sauce is thickened. If the sauce isn’t thick enough after a few minutes add another butter mixture.
8.      Pour over the steak before serving.