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Fillet Of Beef With Port Wine Sauce

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RTE chef, Kevin Dundon, demonstrates how to make a fillet of beef, with spring onion potato cakes. A filling crowd pleaser.
Ingredients
  Fillet steak/6, 200 gram per person 1200 Gram
  Potato 4 Large, cooked and mashed
  Fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Spring onions 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Egg 1
  Plain flour 2 Tablespoon
  Shallots 4 , thinly sliced
  Brown sugar 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Red wine 250 Milliliter (1 Glass)
  Beef stock 200 Milliliter
Directions

Heat a large pan with a little oil
Add the steaks to the hot pan
Providing they are not too thick cook them in the following pattern: rare-2 minutes on either side; medium- 4 minutes on either side; well done- 5 minutes on either side
Thinly slice the spring onions
Mix with the mashed potatoes chopped parsley and the flour
Beat in the egg yolk
Mould into little potato cakes
Shallow fry on a hot pan with a little oil until brown on either side
Finish off in a hot oven for a further 10 minutes
Add the thinly sliced shallots to the pot with a tiny amount of oil
Add the sugar when the shallots are coloured a little
Allow the sugar to melt, then pour in the balsamic vinegar and the red wine
Allow this to boil and reduce a little before adding the beef stock
Allow this to reduce to a syrup style sauce
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Pan Roasting
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
1
How many times have you tried replicating the restaurant style dishes in your kitchen and failed. Here is an excellent video of Chef Kevin`s recipe of port wine sauce for fillet of beef. A spectacular dish that anyone would love to have for Dinner Party.

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