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Lobster Stuffed Beef Tenderloin and Bearnaise Sauce Recipe

December 7th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post


  1. 2rock lobster tail
  2. 1tablespoonvegetable oil
  3. 1/4lbpancettaor bacon, chopped
  4. 1/2cup choppedshallots
  5. 3tablespoons mincedcelery
  6. 2teaspoons mincedgarlic
  7. 4ounces babychanterelle mushrooms, stems trimmed and sliced
  8. salt
  9. fresh ground black pepper
  10. 2tablespoons mincedgreen onions
  11. 2tablespoonsdry white wine
  12. 1tablespoon choppedfresh parsley leaves
  13. 1 (3 1/2 lb) center-cutbeef tenderloin, trimmed and butterflied
  14. Bearnaise Sauce

  15. 2tablespoons choppedshallots
  16. 4sprigsfresh tarragon
  17. 1/4cupdry white wine
  18. 1/4cupdry vermouth
  19. 4largeegg yolks
  20. 1cup meltedunsalted butteror clarified butter
  21. 1teaspoonfresh lemon juice
  22. 2tablespoons choppedfresh tarragon leaves
  23. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  24. 1/8teaspoonwhite pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Set up a large steamer.
  3. Place the lobster tails in the steamer and steam until just cooked through, about 6 minutes.
  4. Remove the lobster tails from the steamer.
  5. Cut along the underside of the shell and remove the tail meat whole.
  6. Set aside.
  7. In a large skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium-high heat.
  8. Add the pancetta and cook, stirring, until crisp and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  9. Remove with a slotted spoon.
  10. Drain off all but 2 teaspoons of fat from the pan.
  11. Add the shallots and celery and cook, stirring, until soft, about 2 minutes.
  12. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  13. Add the mushrooms and a pinch each of salt and pepper, and cook until the mushrooms give off their liquid, 3 to 4 minutes.
  14. Add the green onions and stir.
  15. Add the wine, increase the heat, and cook until it has nearly all evaporated, 1 to 2 minutes.
  16. Add the parsley and stir.
  17. Remove from the heat, stir in the cooked pancetta, and let cool.
  18. Spread the butterflied beef, cut side up, flat on a surface.
  19. Spread the pancetta-vegetable mixture in a line across the meat, about 2 inches from the top, leaving a 1/2-inch border on the sides.
  20. Lay the lobster tails on top of the mixture, going across the beef.
  21. Pull the top flap over the lobster tails and roll the meat over the stuffing, jellyroll fashion, and tuck in the ends.
  22. Tie with kitchen twine every 2 inches.
  23. Place in a large heavy roasting pan, rub on all sides with the remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil, and season lightly with salt and pepper.
  24. Place over medium-high heat and sear the meat on all sides, about 6 minutes.
  25. Place in the oven and roast to desired temperature, 30 to 35 minutes for medium-rare.
  26. Transfer to a cutting board.
  27. Tent and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  28. while beef is resting make the Bearnaise sauce:.
  29. In a small saucepan, combine the shallots, tarragon, white wine, and vermouth.
  30. Bring to a boil and cook until reduced to 2 tablespoons.
  31. Remove from the heat, strain, and cool.
  32. In the top of a double boiler, or in a metal bowl fitted over a pot of barely simmering water, whisk the egg yolks and reduced wine until ribbons start to form.
  33. Whisking constantly, drizzle in the melted butter a bit at a time until all the butter is added and the mixture is thick.
  34. Remove from the heat.
  35. Whisk in the lemon juice, chopped tarragon, salt, and pepper.
  36. Adjust the seasoning, to taste.
  37. Cover to keep warm until ready to serve.
  38. To serve, place in a decorative bowl with a small sauce ladle.
  39. Remove the kitchen twine and slice thickly.
  40. Place on a platter, and drizzle with the Bearnaise Sauce.
  41. Serve immediately.

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