- Step 1
Place steaks on a plate. Sprinkle both sides with pepper. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook steaks, in batches, for 3 to 4 minutes each side for medium or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate. Cover with foil to keep warm.
- Step 2
Make Cherry sauce: Reduce heat to medium. Add eshallot. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until softened. Add port. Bring to the boil. Stir in stock, cherries, sugar and star anise. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Remove and discard star anise. Serve steaks with sauce.