Pan Fried Asian Spiced Marinated Aussie Sirloin

Pan Fried Asian Spiced Marinated Aussie Sirloin by Dirk de Cuyper, Chef Patron at Saucery

Dirk de Cuyper, Chef Patron at Saucery – Pan Fried Asian Spiced Marinated Aussie Sirloin.


  • 2 Aussie sirloin steaks
  • ½ tsp minced garlic and minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp Chinese Five spice
  • 100gr ground coarse black pepper
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

Mashed Potatoes

  • 200g mashed potatoes
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2tbsp sesame oil
  • 50g butter
  • Salt pepper to taste

Stir Fried Vegetables

  • 400g mixed Asian mushrooms
  • 1 grated carrot
  • ½ tsp minced ginger and garlic
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • Splash of rice wine
  • 1 tbsp thinly sliced scallions
  • Splash vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper taste
  • 1 pinch sugar


  • 2 cups beef or chicken stock
  • 1 tsp diced shallots
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • Chinese five spice to taste
  • Splash vegetable oil


  1. Trim off a little of the excess fat. Cut the steak lengthwise into 2 strips, then cut into 4 equal cube-like portions.
  2. Marinate the steak pieces with garlic, ginger, 5 spice, and sesame oil.
  3. Roll the marinated pieces of steak in the coarse pepper. Then, panfry on all sides. Set aside ready to plate.

Mashed Potatoes

  1. Cook the peeled potatoes until tender. Drain the water and dry quickly on the stove top. Then, finish mashing and fold in all the ingredients.

Stir Fried Vegetables

  1. Heat the wok, add the ginger and garlic.
  2. Then, add the vegetables and toss around.
  3. Deglaze vegetables with soy and rice wine. Then, add salt, pepper, and sugar.
  4. Finally, fold in the scallions.


  1. Heat oil in a saucepan. Then, add ginger, garlic, and shallot.
  2. Sautee without colouring. Then add orange juice and reduce it by half.
  3. Add the beef or chicken stock.
  4. Reduce for a little longer and add the tomato paste and 5 spice.
  5. Reduce until a sauce consistency is reached.

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