Friday, January 2, 2009

Avocado Beef Rolls with Port Sauce

Serves: 4


Beef Rolls:
1.5 pound (750 g) minute steak (approx. 4 pieces)
2 avocados, mashed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Grated rind of 1 lemon
1/4 cup finely chopped Spring onions (shallots)
1/4 cup all-purpose (plain) flour
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Salt and pepper
Port Sauce:
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup beef stock
1/2 cup port
1/2 cup cream

Convection Microwave Method:

Port Sauce:

1. Make sauce first: Melt butter for 30 seconds on HIGH. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute on HIGH.
2. Gradually stir in stock and port. Cook for 4-5 minutes on HIGH, stirring every minute until thick.
3. Stir in cream. Set aside.

Beef Rolls:

1. Combine avocados, lemon juice, lemon rind and spring onions. Spread over steak.
2. Roll up and secure with toothpicks.
3. Mix flour, chili powder, salt and pepper together. Toss beef rolls in seasoned flour.
4. Place on a greased pizza tray; cook for 15 minutes on HIGH MIX/ROAST 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Turn over halfway through cooking.
5. Reheat sauce for 2-3 minutes on MEDIUM HIGH. Pour over beef rolls.

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