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El Cid Tenderloin Filets is an amazingly delicious and easy to prepare side dish recipe. Try it for once; you wont wish to try any other side dish for your coming parties!
  Beef tenderloin fillets 54 Ounce (6 Pieces, 8 Ounce Each)
  Clarified butter 4 Tablespoon
  Shallots 1⁄4 Pound, peeled and minced (1/2 Cup)
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, cleaned and thinly sliced
  Cognac 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

In a large heavy skillet, melt butter over high heat.
Sear fillets 1 minute on each side.
Lower heat and continue cooking, turning occasionally, until meat is done to your taste.
Set aside on warm plates.
Using the same pan, saute shallots 1 minute.
Add mushrooms and saute 1 or 2 minutes longer.
Pour in cognac.
Ignite and flambe, then add the cream.
Stirring, reduce the sauce over high heat for 4 or 5 minutes, until a spoon dragged through the sauce leaves a trail that closes behind.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Spoon sauce over each fillet.

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El Cid Tenderloin Filets Recipe