T-Bone steak flame grilled and sliced, soy mayonnaise, toasted sesame, chives – Pasch du Plooy

South Africa and the art of the braai! Chef Pasch du Plooy, as part of our collaboration to develop enticing and delicious recipes that pair well with our wines, makes sure this T-Bone steak hits the mark! Pour a glass of Ernst Gouws & Co Pinotage and enjoy!

For the T-Bone steak

1 x thick cut t–bone steak, at room temperature 1 clove garlic, finely chopped.
1 red onion, sliced into small blocks.
100ml dark soy sauce.
2tbs olive oil.
Salt and pepper to taste.


Mix the olive oil, soy sauce and garlic.
Rub the T-Bone steak with the seasoning and set aside for at least 1 hour before grilling.

For the Mayonnaise

2 egg yolks
1tbs white or red wine vinegar 1tbs Dijon mustard
1tbs dark soy sauce
1 pinch fine white pepper
1 cup canola oil
1tbs warm water


In a small food processor, add the egg yolks, vinegar, mustard, soy sauce and white pepper Process for about 30 seconds until all is well combined.
While blending, slowly add the oil in to the processor.
Make sure to add in a thin stream to avoid the mayonnaise from splitting.
Once all the oil is incorporated, add the water while mixing.
This will make you Mayonnaise pale and creamy.
Refrigerate for 30minutes before using.

Grilling your T-Bone

It is important for thick cut steaks to be at room temperature before grilling or cooking.
Make sure that your meat is well rested outside the fridge for at least an hour before starting to cook.
On a hot grill, place your steak with the T-side of the bone flat on the grill.
Cook on the bone side for at least 2-3 minutes.
This will help cook your steak more evenly.
Now turn and cook for 2 minutes on each side, turning only once.
Remove from the heat and let it rest for 4-5 minutes.
Depending on your thickness, your steak should be rare to medium rare.

Slicing your T -Bone

Remove the Sirloin (larger piece) from the T Bone by slicing against the bone straight down.
Do the same at the bottom by T-side.
Make sure to cut as close to the bone as possible.
Now do the same for the fillet (small piece) side.
Slice the sirloin and fillet respectively into thin slices.
Place the clean T-bone flat in the middle of your platter and arrange the sirloin and fillet back on the platter almost like carpaccio.
Drizzle with soya mayonnaise and garnish with chives and toasted sesame seeds.

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