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Seared Fillet Filet Mignon Steaks With Maytag Blue Cheese Butter And Red Wine Sauce With Chive Potato Towers

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Ingredients
  Blue cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For the maytag blue cheese butter
  Maytag blue cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
For the red wine sauce
  Sauvignon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Black peppercorn 20
  Russet potatoes 4 Large, peeled
  Cabernet sauvignon wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Veal stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
For the chive potato towers
  Russet potatoes 4 Large, peeled and quartered
  Clarified butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Egg roll wrappers 4
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Mignon 4 Ounce
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon (As Required)
For the steaks
  Mignon steaks 32 Ounce, sliced crosswide into two medallions (4 Fillets Of 8 Ounce Each)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
2) In a mixing bowl, whisk together blue cheese and butter. Place in the fridge to set.

MAKING
3) In a saucepan, heat butter, saute onions for 3 minutes till they turn soft and transluscent. Add in peppercorns and stir for 3 more minutes. Add in the wine and cook till the liquid has reduced to half its quantity.
4) Take the saucepan off the flame, strain the sauce through a strainer. Place the strained sauce on a double boiler and keep warm until it is time to serve.
5) Put the potato quarters in a pan, add enough water and allow it to come to a boil. Reduce the flame and cook for about 10 minutes. Drain the potatoes and place on a baking tray. Steam dry the oven for a few minutes so that the potatoes are completely dry.
6) Mash the potatoes to a smooth consistency by hand. Add into a bowl along with butter, chives, salt and pepper. Mix well.
7) Spread the egg roll wrappers on a flat surface, one end turned towards you. Spread a little of the beaten egg on the two edges away from you using a brush. Put about a cup or less of the potato mixture in the corner closest to you. Shape the mixture into a cylinder and roll up the wrapper around the mixture away from you.
8) On reaching the middle of the wrapper, fold its corners in and continue rolling. Make sure there are no gaps while folding.
9) In a heavy skillet, add 2-inches of oil and heat it to 350 degrees. Deep fry the stuffed egg rolls for about 6 minutes until slight golden brown on both sides. Drain the rolls off its extra oil.
10) In a saucepan, heat butter and sear the steaks on high heat for 2 to 3 minutes each side for medium rare and 3 to 4 minutes for medium. Leave the steaks a bit crusty on the outside, season with salt and pepper and allow to rest for a while.

SERVING
11) Place the stuffed egg rolls diagonally on the plate in half.
12) Place the two halves of each tower on the plate so that the cut end faces upwards with the potato filling showing. Rest the steaks against the Chive Potato Towers.
13) Finally, add a spoonful of the red wine sauce over the Maytag Blue Cheese Butter on the steaks.
14) Serve before the butter melts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Beef
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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