steak cafe de paris
steak cafe de paris

Karan Beef Rump Steak with Cafe de Paris sauce


July 23, 2018

Cafe de Paris is a complex butter sauce It is the perfect accompaniment to steak when you're not in the mood for something creamy and it's quick & easy to make - especially in advance. It is a method of whipping a mixture of flavours into butter. Simple to make, and can add a touch of easy fine-dining to your dish. You can also make extra to serve with fresh bread.

  • Prep: 10 mins


250g Butter (softened)

1.5 TBs Food Lover’s Tomato Sauce

1 tsp Dijon mustard

3 capers, drained (optional - adds some acidity)

½ red onion, peeled and finely chopped

Some fresh chives chives

Some fresh thyme leaves

Some fresh flat leaf Parsley

1 clove garlic

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

½ tsp mild curry powder

½ smoked paprika

A pinch of cayenne pepper

The juice of half a lemon

The zest of 1 orange


1Blend all ingredients excluding the butter.

2Add the softened butter and blend.

3Place in clingfilm or tin foil and roll up and put in fridge until you are ready to serve the steaks. Use a Tupperware if you do not use clingfilm or tin foil.

4Cut chunk’s to serve on hot piece of steak.

Other Compound Butter Sauce flavours:

  • Sundried Tomato & Basil
  • Spicy Mustard & Parsley
  • Roasted Garlic & Thyme (Roast garlic cloves whole, once soft & roasted, mash them into a paste into your butter.
  • Mushroom & Black Pepper
  • Lime & Chile
  • Roasted Red Onion
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