Fillet Of Beef With Green Peppercorn
|Beef fillet||4 Pound|
|Corn oil||4 Tablespoon (Preferably Mazola Brand)|
|Boiling water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Canned green peppercorn||To Taste|
|Bovril||1 Teaspoon (Broth And Seasoning Base)|
In a large skillet saute the fillet in the heated corn oil until nicely browned.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Transfer to a baking pan and bake at 400 degrees for about twenty minutes.
To prepare the sauce, place the pan juices in a saucepan.
Stir in the hot water.
Drop in the bouillon cubes and cook, stirring, until dissolved.
Add the cream, Cognac, peppercorn and Bovril.
If the sauce is not thick enough, add the arrowroot or cornstarch and stir for a few minutes until thickened.
Transfer the sauce to a gravy bowl and serve with the fillet.