Aussie Grassfed Beef Steak Frites

  • Prep time 10Min
  • Cook time 30Min
  • Technique
  • Meat Beef
  • Cut Flank
  • Serves 2

Pair this yummy and flavorful flank steak with some crispy frites for a perfect comfort meal



2 steaks, approximately 8-12 ounces each

½ teaspoon kosher salt

¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

1 lemon, zested

2 tablespoons ghee or clarified butter for searing steak and for tossing with fries

10 ounces frozen fries

2 tablespoons mixed herbs(Italian parsley, rosemary, thyme) for fries


Easy less-than-10 minute Bearnaise:

¼ cup white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons fresh shallot, peeled minced

¼ teaspoon fresh black pepper

1 tablespoon fresh chopped tarragon leaves

2-3 egg yolks

12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted,

A few pinches of kosher salt




1) vinegar, shallot, black pepper in a small bowl and place in microwave for 3-5 minutes, then let sit approximately 10 minutes to cool, then drain the shallot and discard shallot.

2)  transfer vinegar to a glass 2 cup measuring cup

3)  add a tablespoon of water and the egg yolks to the vinegar

4) melt the butter in microwave until hot, 220 degrees.

5) immediately start making the sauce- using an emersion blender, slowly pour melted 220 degree butter into the measuring cup of water, egg yolks, seasoned vinegar, and blend while pouring butter into cup- resulting in a smooth, fluffy sauce

6)  using a spoon, stir in the chopped tarragon, cover the measuring cup and hold in a warm place until ready to serve- do not hold more than 2 hours.

7) if you need to reheat the sauce, very gently reheat in microwave on low heat, stirring every 10 seconds until warmed.