Ostrich steaks with grapefruit-and-cucumber salad

Are you planning on eating more healthily in the New Year? Then this delicious recipe is for you!


6 x 120 g ostrich steaks
1 T olive oil
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 cucumber, cut into chunks
2 grapefruit, segmented
1 red onion, sliced
2 chillies, sliced
a handful mint, chopped
Olive oil, for drizzling
Red wine vinegar, for drizzling


Handful fresh coriander, chopped
¼ cup (60ml) olive oil
2 Tbsp (30ml) soy sauce
2 Tbsp (30ml) honey
Juice (60-90ml) and grated peel of 2-3 limes
1-2 green chillies, deseeded and chopped


  • Season ostrich steaks with olive oil, sea salt and black pepper. Pan-fry over a high heat for 2 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your liking. Remove from the pan.
  • Cut cucumber into chunks, toss with segmented grapefruit, sliced red onion, sliced chillies and a handful chopped mint. Drizzle with olive oil and red wine vinegar and season to taste.

Recipe source: Taste.co.za