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Steak Jerry de Burgo

Buster Dog BBQBuster Dog BBQ Posts: 1,366
edited 12:49AM in EggHead Forum
Around Iowa we have a local steak dish called Steak de Burgo which is basically filet mignon or tenderloin medalions in a garlic butter sauce. Found a nice priced package of filet at Costo and thought about making this. Super easy recipe.

four filet mignons ( you could use other steak if wanted)
1 stick unsalted butter
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon garlic

I would use fresh roasted garlic if I had some to make this more garlicy. I used coarse sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper on the steaks. Forgot to coat with olive oil.

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Use my Big Green Egg. Had some potatoes on there for an hour at 350 then 30 min before I was ready for steaks I added cast iron skillet so it would be nice and hot.

After the skillet heated for 30 min I added the steaks on a cast iron grid. They went 7 minutes then flipped 90 degrees for another 2 minutes. I then flipped them over to the other side. After seven minutes I added the stick of butter to cast iron and it popped A LOT. Then I rotated steaks again. After rotating butter was almost melted. I added in my spice blend and stirred. I now added steaks to cast iron to soak up the buttery goodness or about 2-3 min per side.

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Brought them in and let sit for a few minutes then plated and spooned sauce over the steaks.

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The steaks were between 130-135 when done. The photo below doesn't let the red come out more in the pieces. They absolutely melted in my mouth. A very quick recipe to make and extremely delicious.

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More pics on my blog http://www.busterdogbbq.com/blog/?p=1272.

Thanks for looking.

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