Filet mignon with asparagus


Filet mignon with asparagus
In this recipe, the filet mignon of pork is pan-fried and the pan deglazed with wine, then cream added with chunks of both green and white asparagus.
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Last modified on: July 11th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:AsparagusFilet mignonShallotWhite wineCream
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PreparationCookingStart to finish
28 min.34 min.1 hour 2 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 8 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus : Photo of step #1
Cut 1 13 cup filet mignon (pork loin) into small pieces.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus : Photo of step #2

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Prepare 1 ¾ cup asparagus (a mix of green and white varieties here).

Stage 4 - 8 min.
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Cook in salted boiling water until just tender.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Drain and cut into small chunks.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan (preferable not non-stick) on high heat. When good and hot, add the diced filet mignon, salt and pepper, then fry.

Transfer to a plate.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus : Photo of step #7
Use the same pan, turned down to medium heat. Melt 1 knob butter and when hot add the sliced shallot.

Salt and pepper, then fry for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus : Photo of step #8
Add 1 cup dry white wine and deglaze the pan thoroughly by scraping the bottom with a wooden spatula.

Leave to reduce by 3/4.

Stage 9 - 7 min.
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Add 1 cup liquid cream, salt and pepper, then bring to the boil.

Leave to reduce by half.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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Add the pieces of filet mignon and asparagus, mix well, then check the seasoning. Leave to heat through for a further 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 11
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Serve plated.

You can accompany this with rice, pasta or potato purée.
Remarks
Of course, if you don't have both sorts of asparagus, either one will do just fine.

You can use a different cut of white meat instead of the filet mignon, such as veal or chicken.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,129 Kcal or 8,914 Kj67 gr32 gr193 gr
106 %26 %3 %29 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
180 Kcal or 754 Kj6 gr3 gr16 gr
9 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
532 Kcal or 2,227 Kj17 gr8 gr48 gr
27 %6 %1 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 10.99 €
  • Per person : 2.75 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
AsparagusAsparagus: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Asparagus and spinach gratin, White asparagus salad, How to prepare asparagus, Asparagus "en petit pois", ... All
Filet mignon (pork loin) Filet mignon (pork loin) : You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Larded pork tenderloin, Cajun pork with rice., Sautéed Pork with Peanuts, Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, Pork medallions with "full" turnips, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mousse with two chocolates, Filo leeks and cheese tart, Strawberry mousse with mascarpone, Curried mussels with cabbage, Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, ... All
Dry white wineDry white wine: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langoustine gratin, Spaghetti with smoked salmon, Beurre blanc sauce, Tomato meat balls, Béarnaise sauce, ... All
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