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Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

 

For the beef stroganoff

75g/3oz butter

1 onion, finely sliced

150g/5oz white mushrooms, finely sliced

2 tbsp tomato purée

1½ tsp Dijon mustard

½ tsp smoked hot paprika

110ml/4fl oz beef stock

500g/1lb 2oz beef fillet, cut into strips

salt and freshly ground black pepper

150ml/5fl oz brandy

200ml/7fl oz sour cream

2 tbsp flatleaf parsley

 

Preparation method

  • Heat a frying pan until hot, then add half the butter. When foaming, add the onion and fry for 2-3 minutes, or until just softened
  • Add the mushrooms and cook for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the tomato purée, mustard and paprika and cook for a further minute
  • Add the beef stock and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes
  • Season the beef with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Heat a separate frying pan and add the remaining butter. When foaming, add the beef and fry for 2-3 minutes on both sides, until browned all over
  • Add the brandy and carefully allow to flambé in the pan. (CAUTION: make sure there are no flammable materials above the pan when flaming.)
  • Add the sour cream to the onion and mushroom mixture and mix well
  • When the flames have subsided, add the beef to the soured cream and mushroom mixture and cook for one minute. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper and add the parsley
  • Serve it with rice, pasta or fried potatoes

An impressive rich beef dish that’s easy to make and a joy to eat!