AT A GLANCE
Love-me-tender beef fillet is the perfect cut for quick cooking. Here we've seared it and kept it rare. It benefits from a good rest, so it's a great one to do ahead of time. For the best results, serve it at room temperature rather than cold from the fridge. A tangy buttermilk dressing and crunchy sprouts are all the adornment needed.
|01||Preheat oven to 220C. Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Season beef all over, place in pan and brown all over (3-4 minutes). Transfer to oven and roast until cooked to your liking (6-8 minutes for medium-rare), then set aside at room temperature to rest for at least 10 minutes.|
|02||For buttermilk dressing, shake ingredients in a jar just before serving and season to taste.|
|03||To serve, thinly slice the beef across the grain and arrange on a platter, drizzle with buttermilk dressing to taste, scatter with cress and sprouts and season to taste.|