Venison Steak with Chocolate Sauce
Venison and dark chocolate is a match made in heaven, especially accompanied by honeyed dutch carrot...
1kg beef cheeks
1 bottle of red wine
Handful of bay leaves
3 star anise
5 medium brown onions
Red wine sauce
250ml red wine
100ml whole egg mayonnaise
100ml sour cream
3 tbsp horseradish cream
Salt & pepper
Marinate beef cheeks overnight in bay leaves, star anise and enough red wine to cover.
Seal beef on a hot grill plate and heavily season with salt and pepper.
Place in a deep baking dish and cover with 4cm of thinly sliced onions; cover with red wine sauce.
Cover with aluminium foil and braise in a preheated 160°C fan forced oven for 3 hours or until tender.
Serve with potato mash and steamed green peas.