Steaks With Lemon-Parsley Butter

  • Prep Time
    15 minutes
  • Cook Time
    10 minutes
  • Difficulty
    Easy
  • Servings
    4
  • Ideal
    for
    • charcoal
    • gas
    • Q

Ingredients

  • Fillet steaks, about 25mm thick (one per person)
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the butter

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Method

Step 1
Using the back of a fork, mash the butter ingredients together and stir until evenly mixed. Cover and refrigerate the butter mixture until ready to serve.

Step 2
Lightly brush or spray both sides of the steak with oil. Season evenly with the salt and pepper.

Barbecue the steaks for 4 to 5 minutes each side or until they are cooked as desired.

Step 3
Transfer each steak to a serving plate and place a tablespoon of the butter on top to melt.