Serves: 4; Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 25 minutes; Cals per portion: 607
A creamy, tangy sauce complements succulent gammon steaks
Ingredients: 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; 1/2 oz/15g plain flour; 1/2pt/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.