Fillet Steak and Chips

Ed Baines rustles up a timeless treat with juicy pan-fried fillet steak and crisp golden chips
By Ed Baines
Fillet Steak and Chips
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 450 g Desirée potatoes, cut into chips
  • 4 x 225g fillet steaks
  • black pepper
  • 1 bottles vegetable oil
  • peppery salad leaves, to serve


1. Wash the chips thoroughly to remove any starch and dry them well with kitchen paper.

2. Heat some oil in a deep fat fryer or heavy based saucepan, to a temperature of 120°C. Cook the potatoes for four minutes, until soft but not coloured. Drain the chips and lay them on greaseproof paper.

3. Season the fillet steaks. Heat a little oil in a frying pan over a fairly high heat and fry the steaks for two minutes on each side.

4. Heat the oil the deep fat fryer to 190°C and refry the chips until golden and crisp.

5. Serve the hot steak and chips immediately with a mixed salad of peppery leaves.

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