Sirloin Steak with Diane Sauce

Super easy to prepare using EK4548 Dual Cook Pro Air Fryer sirloin-steak-with-diane-sauce.jpg


For the steak:
2 x 200g sirloin steak (1.5 cm–2.5 cm thick)
Black and white peppercorns, to taste

For the Sauce:
100g mushrooms (sliced)
15g butter
1 small onion (chopped)
1 clove garlic (minced)
200ml double cream
200ml beef stock
50ml brandy
1–2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper, to taste


For the Steak:
Step 1: Pat the steaks with kitchen paper and press the peppercorns into both sides then cover and refrigerate for 2–3 hours.
Step 2: Plug in and switch on the air fryer at the mains power supply.
Step 3: Set the temperature to 200ºC and the time according to the guidelines:

  • Rare Approx. 9–10 mins
  • Medium-rare Approx. 10–12 mins
  • Medium Approx. 12–15 mins
  • Medium-well Approx. 15–18 mins
  • Well done Approx. 18–20 mins

Step 4: Carefully place the steaks into the relevant cooking compartment. Turn halfway through cooking.

For the sauce:
Step 1: Heat the oil and butter in a frying pan and cook the onion over a medium heat until soft and brown.
Step 2: Add the Worcestershire sauce, brandy and stock to the pan.
Step 3: Cook rapidly, deglazing the pan and stirring continuously. Add the mushrooms, mustard, garlic and cream and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside to cool.
Step 4: Remove the steaks from the air fryer and leave to rest for approx. 5 mins; slice diagonally into strips.
Step 5: Add the steak to the sauce and stir in the meat juices.
Step 6: Serve immediately with your choice of sides.

Recommended Kitchen Equipment

  • Food weighing scale
  • Salt and pepper mill
  • Large frying pan
  • Food chopper
  • Garlic press
  • Salter air fryer