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El Yunque Filet Mignon with Rum Butter

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Category: Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Beef tenderloin steaks, 1.5"
  • -thick, 6 oz ea
  • 3 tb Cold butter, cut in 6 pcs
  • 1 tb Minced parsley
  • 2/3 c Dark rum
  • 1/4 c Minced shallots
  • 1 tb Fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ts Crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • Sliced shallots, for garnish
  • sm Potatoes, for garnish


Combine 1/3 cup rum, 2 tbsp shallots, 2 tsp lime juice and 1/4 tsp red
pepper in shallow dish. Marinate steaks in rum mixture, 30-60 minutes,
turning occasionally. Preheat broiler. Bring remaining ru m and shallots to
boil in small saucepan over medium heat; simmer 2 minutes. Stir in
remaining lime juice and red pepper. Reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in
butter, 1 piece at a time, until mixtu re thickens. Stir in parsley.
Sprinkle both sides of steak with salt. Place steaks in shallow roasting
pan. Brush steak top with half of rum butter. Broil steaks 5 minutes. Turn
steaks, brush with re maining rum butter and broil 6 minutes longer for
rare, or to desired doneness. Place steaks on platter; spoon over pan
drippings. Let stand a few minutes before serving. Serve with shallots and
smal l potatoes, if desired.

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