Smoked tenderloin steak

Wanting to cook up a storm for Dad on Father's Day? Try our delicious Tenderloin steak paired with a lovely side of honey and fennel root vegetables
Create a rich smoky flavour at home with this inventive dish.
ITP Images
Create a rich smoky flavour at home with this inventive dish.
August 12, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 45 minutes
Serves 4

PHOTO BY Lester Apuntar
RECIPE BY Marthene Leisegang
FOOD STYLING BY Marthene Leisegang

INGREDIENTS

2 cups wood chips
500ml water
1 spinneysFOOD Tenderloin Steak
10ml olive oil
spinneysFOOD Sweet & Smokey BBQ Seasoning to taste
spinneysFOOD Salt and Black Pepper to taste
200g baby carrots
200g baby beetroot, quartered
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD Fennel Seeds
2 tbsp spinneysFOOD Honey

METHOD

  • 1

    Soak the wood chips in a bowl filled with water for at least 3 hours.

  • 2

    Remove chips from the water and place in the bottom of a baking tray.

  • 3

    Place an aluminium tray or smaller baking tray on top of the wood chips.

  • 4

    Rub the steak with half of the olive oil, the sweet & smokey Seasoning and the salt and black pepper.

  • 5

    Place the meat in the smaller tray.

  • 6

    Cover well with foil, making sure there are no openings for smoke to escape.

  • 7

    Place the tray in the oven at 220°C, gas mark 5, for 30-40 minutes.

  • 8

    Remove from oven and allow to rest.

  • 9

    In a small frying pan add the rest of the olive oil and vegetables. Add the fennel seeds and honey and fry for about 10 minutes until vegetables are cooked through.

  • 10

    Reverse sear the steak on a hot griddle pan.

  • 11

    Serve with the honey fennel root vegetables.

NOTES


ALSO TRY

Not sure what to cook for Dad on Father's Day? Give this simple yet delicious recipe for sirloin steak topped with chimichurri sauce a try
This casserole can easily be cooked in advance and reheated. Serve with a side of simple potatoes or an organic multigrain baguette slathered with salted organic butter
This warming, hearty dish is a traditional Moroccan favourite and is a delicious option for making use of your leftover lamb. Serve with roasted vegetables or a side of salad
Lamb ouzi is a traditional UAE dish that the whole family can enjoy. Chef Ali Fouad of Al Nafoorah in Jumeirah Emirates Towers shares an easy ouzi recipe that’s ideal for iftar