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Veal Medallions With Juniper

  Dried cloud ear mushrooms 8
  Veal fillet 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Crushed black peppercorns To Taste
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce (15 Gram)
  Juniper berries 12 , crushed
  Grated lemon rind 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Lemon juice 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Medium sherry 45 Milliliter (3 Teaspoon)
  Double cream 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Lemon slices 3 (As Garnish)

1. Soak the cloud ear mushrooms in 150 ml (1/4 pint) hot water. Preheat a 25 cm (10 inch) browning dish on HIGH for 7 minutes, or according to the manufacturer's instructions.
2. Slice the veal into 8 even-sized chunks or 'medallions' and season with freshly ground black pepper.
3. Put the butter in the preheated browning dish and quickly add the pieces of meat, turning them in the butter to brown on each side. Add the crushed juniper berries, lemon rind, lemon juice, sherry and cream. Stir well and microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 4 minutes, stirring and turning the meat halfway through cooking time. Top each piece of veal with one cloud ear mushroom, and spoon sauce over and around each serving. Garnish with twists of lemon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 383 Calories from Fat 247

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.2%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82.5 mg27.5%

Sodium 133.5 mg5.6%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.3%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 24 g47.1%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 15.7%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Veal Medallions With Juniper Recipe