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Whiskey-Marinated Tenderloins

Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1 steak)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.