Quick beef fillet with mustard butter and French fries

Too cold outside for a steak on the braai? Try this quick and easy beef fillet with mustard butter recipe from the Chilli Chocolate Boys.


It’s Saturday and everyone is probably lazing around on the couch watching TV, which means you either have to make dinner or order pizza again. We’re here to rescue you from yet another takeaway meal.

Yes, we know you don’t really want to spend hours in front of the stove, that’s why you’ll love this recipe. It only takes 30 minutes to prep and cook this delicious steak with mustard butter – and your hubby will love every single bite.

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*Serves 8


  • 8 pieces beef fillet, thinly sliced (2cm thick)
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • olive oil
  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread

Ingredients for the mustard butter:

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread

To make the mustard butter, mash together the butter with the wholegrain mustard.

Method for beef fillet:

  1. Pat the steaks dry and rub them with salt, black pepper, chilli powder and coriander.
  2. Toss in olive oil.
  3. Lightly toast the ciabatta in a light butter and garlic and leave aside.
  4. Cook the steak on the griddle pan over high heat until well seared on each side.
  5. Place one piece on the ciabatta bread.
  6. Top with a blob of mustard butter. Serve with fries and fresh herbs.

* Recipe sourced by That Food Guy.

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