Flavoured Spreads for Grilled Steak

Flavoured Spreads for Grilled Steak

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If you are looking for sauce variations for your steak dishes, try one of these 3 delicious flavoured spreads - Lemon and Fennel, Orange and Coriander or Garlic and Herb.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time10 minutes
  • Cooking time15 minutes


  • 5 ml Freshly chopped thyme
  • 1-2 Red chillies, chopped
  • 30 ml Freshly chopped coriander
  • 1 Orange, rind only
  • 15 ml Chopped fresh fennel
  • 1 Lemon, grated rind only
  • 5 ml Fennel seeds, crushed
  • 4 Porterhouse or sirloin steaks
  • 500 g Stork margarine, softened
  • 1 KNORR Classic White Sauce
  • 15 ml olive oil
  • 5 ml Freshly chopped rosemary
  • 15 ml Finely chopped parsley
  • 10 ml Freshly crushed garlic


  • Stir the contents of the KNORR Classic White Sauce packet into the softened Stork margarine and mix in well.
  • Divide the mixture into two and stir in your choice of flavourings.
  • For lemon and fennel combine the chopped fresh coriander, lemon rind and fennel seeds. For orange and coriander combine the chopped thyme, red chillies, chopped coriander and orange rind. And for garlic and herb combine the chopped rosemary, chopped parsley and crushed garlic.
  • Spoon the spread onto a large sheet of greaseproof paper, rolling up to form a log shape.
  • Twist the ends like a Christmas cracker.
  • Refrigerate until firm.
  • To serve, simply cut the spreads into thick slices.
  • To prepare the steaks: Lightly oil a griddle pan or thick cast iron frying pan until smoking hot.
  • Place the meat on the pan and fry for 2-3 min on each side for a rare steak, 4-5 min on each side for medium and 5-6 min on each side for well done.