Gammon Steaks with Stilton Sauce

A creamy, tangy sauce complements succulent gammon steaks

Serves:  4;  Prep:  5 minutes;  Cook:  25 minutes;  Cals per portion:  607

1 oz (25g) butter; 4 x 6oz (175g) gammon steaks; 2 red eating apples; 1 tbsp (15ml) demerara sugar; 1 tbsp (15ml) fresh sage; salt and black pepper; 1oz (25g) butter; ½ oz (15g) plain flour; ½pt (300ml) dry cider; 4oz (125g) stilton cheese, crumbled; 4 tbsp (60ml) single cream; extra sage to garnish


  • Melt the butter and fry the steaks for 5 minutes on each side.  Remove from the pan, cover and keep warm. Slice the apples.  Add to the pan and fry for 2 minutes.  Sprinkle with the sugar and chopped sage.  Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Return the gammon to the pan.  Season and cook over a gentle heat for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt the butter and stir in the flour.  Gradually add the cider and simmer for 5 minutes.  Add the Stilton and stir until melted.  Then add the cream and heat without boiling.
  • Serve the steaks and sauce garnished with sage.

Leave a Reply