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Thai-Style Filet Mignon

Serves: 24

This Thai inspired filet mignon recipe delivers a spicy, mouthwatering kick to a succulent steak.

Thai-Style Filet Mignon

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups Asian Pride® Fish Sauce
  • 2 cups lime, juice (fresh squeezed)
  • 2 cups sugar, brown
  • 1 1/2 cups Asian Pride® Soy Sauce
  • 1/3 cup chili paste
  • 1/3 cup lime zest
  • 24 8 oz. Braveheart® Black Angus Beef Tenderloin, Medallions
  • 16 stalks lemongrass
  • 6 lime(s) (cut into 24 wedges)
  • 1 1/2 Lbs. noodles, rice (thin)
  • 6 cups onion(s), red (julienned)
  • 6 cups cucumber(s), hot house (thinly sliced)
  • 6 cups Peak Fresh Produce® Tomato(es), Cherry (halved)
  • 1 Tbsp. basil, Thai
  • 1 Tbsp. mint, fresh (torn)

INSTRUCTIONS

Thai-style Filets: Whisk together fish sauce, fresh lime juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, sambal oelek (chili paste) and lime zest. Place Beef Tenderloin Steaks in nonreactive container; add lemongrass stalks cut in 2-in.pieces and half the marinade, turning to coat. Refrigerate 4 hours; reserve remaining marinade. (Yield: 24 steaks and 3 cups reserved marinade) Thai Noodle Salad: In large pot, bring water and lime wedges to a boil; add rice noodles (maifun). Simmer 3 minutes or until tender; drain and rinse with cold water. Discard lime wedges; toss noodles with reserved marinade, julienned red onion, cucumber and halved cherry tomatoes. (Yield: 24 cups) Heat 1 tsp. grapeseed oil in sauté pan until hot. Add 1 marinated filet and sear on both sides. Place 2 lemongrass stalks, cut in half, in a layer in an ovenproof pan; place filet on top. Roast in 400°F oven to desired doneness. Toss 1 cup Thai Noodle Salad with 1 Tbsp. torn Thai basil and 1 Tbsp. torn mint. Mound salad on plate; place filet on top. Garnish with roasted lemongrass and lime wedges.

Additional Notes: Photography courtesy of The Beef Checkoff