Sirloin Steak with Diane Sauce

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2-3 hours

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10-20 minutes

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Make this recipe using our Air Fryer

This delicious steak recipe features sirloin steaks seasoned with black and white peppercorns, served with a rich, creamy mushroom sauce. Ideal for a special occasion or a cosy date night, this dish is best enjoyed as an evening dinner. Pair with a full-bodied red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, to elevate the experience.



2 x 200g sirloin steak

Black and white peppercorns, to taste

15g butter

1 small onion

1 garlic clove, minced

200 ml double cream

200ml beef stock

50ml brandy

A drizzle of olive oil

1 tbsp Dijon mustard

Salt and pepper, to taste


100g mushrooms, sliced


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.

Step 5

While the steak is cooking, heat the oil and butter in a frying pan and cook the onion over a medium heat until soft and brown.

Step 6

Add the Worcestershire sauce, brandy and stock to the pan.

Step 7

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 8

Remove the steaks from the air fryer and leave to rest for approx. 5 mins; slice diagonally into strips.

Step 9

Add the steak to the sauce and stir in the meat juices.

Step 10

Serve immediately with your choice of sides.