Porcini salt minute steaks with rösti

For a rustic winter dish, Donna Hay seasons steaks with wild mushrooms and serves them with Swiss potato cakes
By Donna Hay
Porcini salt minute steaks with rösti
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 15 g dried porcini, mushrooms
  • 4 x 90 g thin-cut beef fillet or sirloin steaks
  • olive oil, for brushing rösti
  • 1 large (around 380g) potato, peeled and grated
  • 1 tbsp rosemary leaves
  • 50 g butter, melted
  • vegetable oil, for frying


1. Place the porcini and 1 tbsp salt in the bowl of a small food processor and process until mixture is a fine powder. Set aside.

2. To make the rösti: place the potato, rosemary, butter and salt in a bowl and mix to combine. Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add a little oil and a quarter of the potato mixture. Spread the mixture to a thin pancake. Cook for 34 minutes each side or until crisp. Repeat with remaining mixture and keep warm.

3. To make the steaks: brush the steaks with oil and sprinkle with porcini salt. Heat a frying pan over high heat. Add the steaks and cook for 1 minute each side. Serve with extra porcini salt and rösti.

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