Sesame Roast Fillet of Beef with Soba Noodle Salad


Fillet of beef about 2kg, well trimmed


  • 2 tablesp. soy, 1 rice vinegar, 1 tablesp. sesame oil
  • 2 tablesp. sesame seeds
  • 600g soba noodles or egg noodles, cooked, drained
  • 1 bunch scallions plus extra for garnish
  • 3 tablesp. coriander, chopped
  • 2-3 chillies, chopped plus extra for garnish
  • 2 teasp. sugar
  • 2 tablesp. rice vinegar
  • 250 ml. ground nut oil
  • 1 tablesp. ginger, chopped
  • 3- 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 tablesp. soy
  • 3 tablesp. sesame oil


Heat the oven to 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6. Mix the marinade ingredients together. Toss the beef in the mixture then coat in the sesame seeds. Place in a baking dish and cook for 30-40mins for rare and an extra 10 for medium and 15 for well done. Allow to rest for 20 minutes before slicing. Mix the dressing ingredients together in the processor. Stir half the dressing through the noodles and set aside. Slice the extra scallions and chilli into finger sized strips and leave in iced water until ready to serve. Slice the beef thinly and garnish with the scallions and chilli and serve with the noodles and the remaining dressing.