One of my favourite meals when I dine out is a well cooked steak. Prior to going paleo, I would always choose that steak with Diane sauce. There was something about the flavour that I made me a big fan. I’m guessing it was the garlic (I love garlic). I’ll reassure you now though that this sauce isn’t overly garlicky, if you’re not a fan of garlic like me. Either way, the traditional sauce isn’t paleo and I soon had to make the choice to leave it out when choosing off a menu.
Tonight, I wanted to recreate this sauce to top the beautiful grass-fed scotch fillet I had prepared for dinner and this is what I came up with. If you aren’t following me on Instagram (@evolvedpaleo), you wouldn’t have seen my post about the 80 kgs of grass-fed beef that we got from the family farm. We were so very lucky to be given this meat, cut to our preferences. In true paleo style, I asked for all of the animal, including the tail and organ meats. Let the fun recipes begin!
Paleo Steak Diane Sauce
2 cups bone broth
1 Tbsp grass-fed butter
1 shallot, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 Tbsp coconut amino’s/tamari
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 heaped Tbsp tapioca flour
2 Tbsp coconut milk
1-2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
Once you have cooked your steak in a large pan, remove it and set aside to rest.
In the pan, on a medium to high heat, place the butter and de-glaze the pan.
Add the shallots and garlic to the butter and cook until translucent, for approximately a minute. Make sure to keep stirring them around the pan. You don’t want them to brown, but to soften.
Now add the bone broth and simmer for 1 minute on high to reduce the liquid.
Then place the coconut amino’s/tamari, mustard powder, and red wine vinegar and whisk through well. Cook for yet another minute.
Next, whisk the tapioca flour through. It will now start to thicken.
At this point I transfer it into my Thermomix bowl, but you can continue in the pan. I prefer the texture smoother by blending in the Thermomix.
I blend the sauce now for 7 seconds at speed 6.
Add the coconut milk and chopped parsley and mix through on ‘Reverse’ speed 3 for 5 – 10 seconds.
Serve on your perfectly cooked steak and enjoy!