Brandied fillet of beef with mushroom sauce
( SERVES 4 )
Easy to prepare, quick to cook and delicious to eat! If any leftovers, makes for yummy sandwiches later.
|1 fillet||Beef, 1kg|
|¼ cup||Butter, melted|
|1 tsp||Salt & freshly ground pepper, each|
|1 cup||Button mushrooms, quartered|
- Mix brandy into melted butter. Smear liberally over fillet. Wrap in foil/gladwrap and refrigerate until required, removing from fridge 1-2 hours prior.
- Heat oven to 200C Oil skillet/pan, place unwrapped fillet in pan and surround with mushrooms. Bake 30 minutes. Remove from pan, cover with foil and 2 tea towels 20-30 mins. Reserve mushrooms for sauce.
- Meanwhile make sauce by draining juices from pan into saucepan. Add remaining sauce ingredients, bring to boil, add mushrooms. Serve thickly sliced fillet with a lashing of sauce. Seasonal vegetables/green salad and scalloped or roast potatoes ideal accompaniments.