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Nick's Peppered Scotch Beef fillet strips with whisky and mushroom sauce

This recipe has been used in Nick’s restaurant for 25 years.

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Recipe Category

Beef recipes

Recipe Cuisine

Modern Scottish

Recipe Ingredient

Beef Fillet Strips



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To serve

  • 50g broccoli
  • 150g potato mash


  • 120g of Scotch Beef fillet strips   Buy Now
  • 3 brown cap mushrooms
  • 10g of butter
  • 15ml of blended whisky
  • 30ml of beef stock cube
  • 25ml double cream
  • Salt   Buy Now
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper


Defrost the beef fillet strips overnight in the refrigerator.

Beat the fillet strips to the thickness of £1 coin in double cling film. Heavily pepper and salt lightly on fillet strips.

Heat non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add teaspoon of oil. Place strips in pan and fry for 3mins. Turn strips and add butter & chopped mushrooms. Cook for 3 more minutes whilst stirring mushroom each time. Add whisky then stock. Increase heat to high and reduce until thick. Add double cream and reduce to coating consistency.

Nick’s Tip – If sauce becomes thick and oily (split), simply add tablespoon of water and work it back in with spoon or spatula.

Lay on plate and finish with broccoli and potato mash.