Whiskey-Marinated Tenderloins

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Call ahead to order tenderloins from the butcher, who can trim the steaks to your specifications. Depending on the size of your grill pan, you may need to cook the steaks in batches.
10 servings (serving size: 1 steak)


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1/4 cup bourbon
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 garlic cloves, minced
10 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (1 1/4 inches thick)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray


1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add beef to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours, turning bag occasionally.

2. Remove beef from bag; discard marinade. Sprinkle beef evenly with salt and pepper. Heat a large cast-iron grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add beef to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Created date

November 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 270
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Fat 11.4 g
Satfat 4.2 g
Monofat 4.3 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 32.1 g
Carbohydrate 3.5 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Iron 4.3 mg
Sodium 278 mg
Calcium 15 mg