Filet Mignon with Sweet Bourbon-Coffee Sauce

Filet Mignon with Sweet Bourbon-Coffee Sauce Recipe
Randy Mayor
The bourbon and sugar round out the sharp coffee flavor to make a rich sauce for the beef. Roast refrigerated potato wedges for a quick side.
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Would not make again

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 steak, 1 tablespoon sauce, and 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 178
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 2.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 22.4 g
Carbohydrate 2.1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 52 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 371 mg
Calcium 21 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons bourbon
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon beef-flavored bouillon granules
1/2 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (about 1 inch thick)
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

Sprinkle pepper and salt over both sides of steaks. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steaks; cook 2 minutes on each side. Reduce heat to medium; cook steaks 2 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Transfer steaks to a platter; cover and keep warm.

Add bourbon mixture to pan; cook over medium-high heat until mixture has reduced to 1/4 cup (about 3 minutes). Serve sauce over beef; sprinkle with parsley.

Note:

Nancy Hughes,

March 2006
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