Beef

Flaming Whisky Beef Medallions

March 20, 2011
Author Notes

I had a version if this at a Tucson restaurant years ago. I created my own version when I couldn't find the original recipe. It is ideal if you make your own polenta, but works well with a prepackaged brand as well. It has a great mix of texture and it is fun to set on fire! —Jenispacepod

  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 24 ounces Beef Medallions
  • 4 ounces Sliced Portobello Mushrooms
  • 1 Polenta Package
  • 2 ounces whisky
  • 1 teaspoon chopped shallots
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sage
  • 4 ounces Beef flavor Better than Bouillion (4 oz of water mixed with about 1/2 tsp of the bouillion paste, to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 1 oil for sauteeing
  • 4 ounces parmesan cheese
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In hot pan, sauté beef tenderloin medallions.
  2. Turn and add mushrooms, saute
  3. Add shallots
  4. Add whiskey and flambe!
  5. Remove meat from pan
  6. Add beef flavor Better than Bouillon and simmer for 5 minutes
  7. return meat to pan and simmer to desired doneness
  8. while meat is cooking, slice 4 rounds of polenta. Choose your method to heat them - preferably grill or broil with a little parmesan cheese
  9. while polenta is heating, stir sage and butter into the meat sauce
  10. arrange 2 medallions on top of one polenta round and pour mushroom sage sauce over each one. Serve with fresh sage sprigs, if desired.

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