THE PERFECT VALENTINE'S DAY PORT SAUCE FOR A STEAK


Ingredients

Serves 2


1 tbsp of rapeseed oil
1 banana shallot or 2 small round shallots, finely diced
3 sprigs of fresh thyme, leaves removed
60ml Just A Splash Port
60ml beef stock
½ lemon
knob of butter roughly 10g
plenty of black pepper
sea salt

Method

In a frying pan add the rapeseed oil, thyme and the diced shallots. Fry gently for a few minutes to soften.


Once soften increase the heat and add the port, let sizzle and boil slightly before adding the beef stock. Let simmer for a few minutes to thicken.


To finish the sauce, add a squeeze of half a lemon and the knob of butter. Season with a few good turns on the cracked black pepper (depending how peppery you like it) and some sea salt. Serve immediately with steak.


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