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Spiced Filet Mignon With Mushrooms

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Ingredients
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Dried shiitake mushrooms 5 Ounce
  Hot water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 4 1⁄2 Tablespoon (divided)
  Chopped cremini mushrooms 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped chshallots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beef stock 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Yellow mustard seeds 3 Tablespoon
  Chinese five spice powder 1 Tablespoon
  Filet mignon 8 Ounce
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
Directions

# preheat oven to 400 put shiitakes and hot water in a small bowl, soak for 20 minutes.
# remove shiitakes, reserve water.
# stem and slice.
# in a skillet heat 2 tbsp oil.
# add crimini, garlic, shallots, shiitake, saute 5 minutes.
# add wine and 1/2 c mushroom soaking liquid.
# simmer until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 5 minutes add beef stock, reduce to 1 1/2 c, 6 minutes.
# set aside.
# in a small pan toast mustard seeds until they begin to pop.
# cool slightly and grind.
# mix with 5 spice powder, salt and pepper to taste.
# sprinkle over filets.
# heat remaining oil in a skillet, add filets and cook for 2-3 minutes per side.
# transfer to a baking dish and place in oven until done, 5 minutes for medium rare.
# meanwhile add the sauce to the filet skillet,bring to a simmer and whisk in butter 1 tbsp at a time.
# season with salt and pepper, serve sauce over filet mignon

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Snack
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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2 Comments

Taryn's picture
I must say a very interesting and unqiue dish. It looks so delicious!
shantihhh's picture
sounds really interesting! Must try this one Shanti/Mary-Anne