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Fillet Mignon with pineapple marinade

NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,246
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I finished off (sadly) the beef tenderloin tonight.

I decided to try something new so I took this recipe that I found on BigOven (my fav recipe software/foodie networking site).

Pineapple Beef Marinade
Ingredients
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Pineapple juice, 6 ounce can
2 tablespoons Dark brown sugar
3 whole Garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon Ginger, ground
1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder (I skipped and just increased an extra clove)
1/2 teaspoon Onion powder
1 tablespoon Peanut oil (I used 3/4 T peanut 1/4 T sesame)
1/4 teaspoon White pepper, ground
1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
3 teaspoons Soy sauce

I mixed it all together and marinated the steaks for a few hours (didn't get to marinade overnight as the recipe suggested). I grilled them on the Egg at 550f on a cast iron plate for

2 minutes, flipped
2 minutes, flipped
1 minute, flipped
1 minute, flipped
and then let rest.
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It came out perfectly rare for my tastes. And tender? Butter knife tender!
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Overall, good flavor. Next time I'd up the heat with the cayenne and ginger. I'll definitely make it again.

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