Chefs are celebrating the taste and lean qualities of exotic meats with lighter preparations. These buffalo steaks are seasoned with an allspice rub and served with a sophisticated fig balsamic reduction.
For the Buffalo Steaks, mix allspice, pepper, fennel and sea salt in small bowl. Season both sides of steaks with spice mixture. Set aside
For the Fig Balsamic Reduction, mix figs, balsamic vinegar and Kecap Manis in small saucepan. Bring to simmer on medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until sauce has reduced by half. Remove pan from heat. Stir in butter until well blended. Keep sauce warm. 3. Meanwhile, grill steaks over medium-high heat 10 to 14 minutes or until desired doneness, turning once. Serve steaks with Fig Balsamic Reduction
Test Kitchen Tip: Kecap Manis is a thick sweet soy sauce, typically used in Indonesian cooking. It can be found in Asian groceries.