Gammon Steak with a Clear Parsley Sauce

Gammon Steak with a Clear Parsley Sauce

 

A very quick recipe just right for summer. Gammon steaks are cooked in garlic and oil then covered in a really tasty clear parsley sauce.

 

Gammon Steak with a Clear Parsley Sauce
Prepares: 4 servings
 
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 12 minutes

  • Ingredients
  • 4 tsp oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 gammon steaks
  • 60ml (2 fl oz) white wine vinegar (4 tbsp)
  • 120ml (4 fl oz) water (8 tbsp)
  • freshly milled black pepper
  • 4 tsp runny/liquid honey
  • 4 tbsp fresh parsley, roughly chopped


  • To serve
  • 228g (8 oz) peas (1½ cups)


  • You will also need a large heavy-based frying pan/skillet.


  1. Method
  2. Put four plates in a very low oven to warm.

  3. Then remove any rind from the steaks.

  4. Now heat 2 teaspoons of oil in the pan over a medium heat and stir through the garlic.

  5. The steaks will need to be cooked two at a time. Lay the first two steaks in the pan and cook for 3 minutes each side. Remove and transfer to a warmed plate in the oven.

  6. Heat the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in the pan and cook the remaining two steaks. Then transfer to a warmed plate in the oven.

  7. Meanwhile, whisk the vinegar with the water, pepper, and honey in a small bowl.

  8. Once the steaks are cooked, remove the pan from the heat and add the sauce along with most of the parsley. Stir for 1 minute. The heat of the pan will be enough to heat through the sauce.

  9. Pour the sauce over the steaks and sprinkle with the remaining parsley.

  10. Serve with peas and other seasonal vegetables.

Updated: July 27, 2019