Umami Steak Sandwich

Umami Steak Sandwich


1 Ciabatta bread roll
1 steak
1 handful rocket lettuce
8 cherry tomatoes
1 pinch dried mixed herbs
4 tbsp kewpie mayonaise
2 tbsp UmamiPapi Chilli Oil
1 block haloumi cheese
50g butter
1 bunch rosemary
1 bunch thyme
1 bulb garlic
1 pinch salt
1 pinch pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius. 
  2. Place garlic in aluminium foil and lather with UmamiPapi Chilli Oil. 
  3. Wrap the garlic in the foil and place into the oven for 40 minutes.
  4. Slice the cherry tomatoes in half and sprinkle the mixed herbs onto chopped tomatoes. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes. 
  5. Combine UmamiPapi Chilli Oil with the mayonnaise and mix well. Place it in the fridge for later. 
  6. Once the garlic is cooked, remove from the oven and set aside for approximately 7 minutes. Once it has cooled add the garlic to the butter. Mix well and keep it in the fridge. 
  7. Season the steak with salt and pepper. Add cooking oil to a hot pan and sear both sides for 3-4 minutes each, depending on how you like your steak. 
  8. Finish the steak off in the pan by adding butter with rosemary and thyme and then basting the steak. 
  9. Toast the bread with the leftover butter in the pan.  
  10. Slice the haloumi cheese into long strips and cook both side on a grill pan.
  11. Slice the steak into horizontal strips.
  12. Spread the garlic butter on both sides of the bread.
  13. Assemble the sandwich by adding the rocket, steak, umami mayo, cherry tomatoes and haloumi.
  14. Finish with a final drizzle of UmamiPapi Chilli Oil.
  15. Slice in half and enjoy!