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Filet Mignon Tete-A-Tete

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Shallots 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Whole garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Fillet mignon 12 Ounce (2 Fillets, 6 Ounce Each)
  Brandy 3 Ounce
  Cashew nuts 1 Tablespoon, coarsely chopped
Directions

Heat 2 tablespoons butter in skillet; add shallots and garlic; saute over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Remove and discard garlic.
Increase heat to high, add Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce; place filets in pan.
Let cook 3 minutes on each side, turning once for slightly rare.
Transfer filets to warm dish.
Deglaze pan with brandy and then ignite with a match (be careful of flames).
Remove pan from heat, swirl in remaining butter to thicken sauce.
Pour over filets and top with cashew nuts.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1600 Calories from Fat 1038

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 117 g179.8%

Saturated Fat 56.8 g284.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 353.5 mg117.8%

Sodium 611.6 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 0.67 g2.7%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 71 g142.5%

Vitamin A 37.4% Vitamin C 9.9%

Calcium 14% Iron 37.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Filet Mignon Tete-A-Tete Recipe