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

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Stage 1 - 8 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus
Cut 300 g filet mignon (pork loin) into small pieces.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus
Prepare 400 g asparagus (a mix of green and white varieties here).

Stage 4 - 8 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus
Cook in salted boiling water until just tender.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus
Drain and cut into small chunks.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus
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
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
Add 200 ml 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.
Filet mignon with asparagus
Add 200 ml liquid cream, salt and pepper, then bring to the boil.

Leave to reduce by half.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Filet mignon with asparagus
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
Filet mignon with asparagus
Serve plated.

You can accompany this with rice, pasta or potato purée.
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.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Sulfites
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  • For 4 people : 10.99 €
  • Per person : 2.75 €

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