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Eye Fillet with Madeira Sauce and Caramelised Sweetbreads

Restaurant Quality Eye Fillet Recipe

4 - 6

Serves

1 hrs

Prep Time

1 hrs

Cook Time

This beef fillet recipe has a real touch of luxury about it. The addition of sweet Madeira sauce and caramelised sweetbreads beautifully compliments the succulent beef. This is a wonderful recipe to pull out for romantic occasions, or for a hearty main course while having dinner with friends.

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Nose to Tail,

Special Occasion,

Ingredients

aged beef fillet

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6 Quality Mark beef eye fillet

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1 shallots

caramelised sweet breads

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300g lamb sweetbreads

You can also use veal sweetbreads.

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1 shallots

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1 bay leaf

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6, white peppercorns

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1 cup white flour

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to taste salt

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to taste black pepper

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100ml olive oil

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25g, clarified butter

vegetables

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18 pikopiko fronds

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25g butter

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600g riwai puree

You can also use agria potato puree.

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125g butter

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50ml full cream milk

madeira sauce

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50ml, clarified butter

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200g beef trimmings

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1 onion

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1/4 garlic bulbs

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125g button mushrooms

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1 sprig of fresh thyme

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3 peppercorns

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1 tsp sherry vinegar

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375ml wine Madeira

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500ml beef stock

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250ml chicken stock

garnish

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1 small bunch of baby watercress

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a drizzle of olive oil

Method

To Make Beef

To Make Sweet Breads

To Make Puree

To Make Madeira Sauce

To Assemble

1

To prepare the beef fillets, remove any sinew or membrane and slice fillets into 5 cm heights.

2

To cook the beef fillets, pre-heat oven to 230 degrees.

3

Ensure you season fillets all over with salt & pepper.

4

Heat an ovenproof frying pan with olive oil & clarified butter until hot and sear the fillets all over to colour.

5

Place beef fillet on buttered baking paper and place in the oven to cook for 6 minutes for rare or 8 minutes for medium-rare.

6

Make sure you turn over at the halfway point.

7

Then remove from oven and leave to rest for 5 minutes.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (552g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

4453 (1063)kJ

Protein

51.4g

Total Fat

78.2g

Saturated Fat

41.5g

Carbs

33.8g

Sugars

3.4g

Sodium

346mg

Iron*

13.5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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