Barbecued rib eye cutlet with sweet potato chips

by Leah Halmagyi


  • 4 x 350g rib eye cutlets, French trimmed
  • 1½ cups red wine
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 sprigs rosemary leaves
  • ½ tsp celery seeds
  • sea salt flakes and freshly-milled black pepper
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 300g sweet potatoes, cut into chips
  • 1 cup aioli
  • ¼ cup pesto


1 Preheat oven to 200°C. Marinate the rib eye cutlets in red wine and Worcestershire, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Put the rosemary and celery seeds in in a mortar with 1 Tbsp sea salt flakes and pound until fine.

2 Toss the sweet potato pieces in 2 Tbsp oil and season with salt and pepper. Arrange on an oven tray and bake for 30 minutes, until lightly browned. Season with rosemary salt.

3 Drain the steaks well, then rub with 1 Tbsp oil. Cook on a hot barbecue grill for 10 minutes, turning regularly, until medium. Mix the aioli and pesto. Serve the steaks with sweet potato chips and aioli.

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