Chargrilled steak with Tabasco butter and avocado salad

tabasco braai steak


  • 50g butter, softened
  • Tabasco jalapeño sauce
  • 1 small spring onion, very finely chopped
  • 2 sirloin steak
  • ground cumin
  • 1 avocado, cut into chunks
  • 10 baby plum tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ red onion, finely sliced½ lime, juiced
  • chopped to make 2 tbsp coriander


  1. Mash the butter with some Tabasco and the spring onion. Form it into a sausage by rolling it in clingfilm and freeze.

  2. Rub the steak all over with olive oil, then season with salt, pepper and a good pinch of cumin.

  3. Heat a braai to high and chargrill the steak for 2-3 minutes on each side. Hold down on the fat side to crisp it up.

  4. Toss the avocado, tomatoes, onion, lime and coriander with seasoning and a pinch of cumin. Serve with the steak and add a slice of jalapeño butter to each.