Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon with Whiskey Peppercorn Sauce

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4 servings

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2 tablespoons: olive oil

1 teaspoon: minced onion

1 teaspoon: minced green onion

1 teaspoon: minced garlic

1 teaspoon: minced celery

1 teaspoon: minced green bell pepper

2 tablespoons: shrimp stock or water

1 (6 ounce) can: crab meat, drained

2 tablespoons: bread crumbs

1 teaspoon: Cajun seasoning



1 1/4 cups: beef broth

1 teaspoon: cracked black pepper

1 fluid ounce: whiskey

1 cup: heavy cream



4 (6 ounce): filet mignon steaks

4 slices: bacon, cooked lightly

: salt and cracked black pepper to taste

1 tablespoon: olive oil

1 clove: garlic, minced

1 teaspoon: minced shallot

1 cup: crimini mushrooms, sliced

1 fluid ounce: whiskey

1 teaspoon: Dijon mustard


Make Crab Stuffing: Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet. Saute onion, green onion, garlic, celery, and green pepper until tender. Stir in shrimp stock, crab meat, bread crumbs, and Cajun seasoning. Remove from heat, and set aside.

Prepare Peppercorn Sauce: In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine beef broth and cracked black pepper. Simmer until reduced to 1 cup, stirring frequently. Add1 ounce whiskey and 1 cup cream. Continue simmering until reduced to 1 cup. Remove from heat, and set aside.

Prepare Steaks: Slice a pocket into the side of each steak, and stuff generously with crab stuffing. Wrap bacon around side, and secure with toothpicks. Season to taste with salt and pepper; set aside. Heat olive oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic and shallot for 1 minute. Stir in mushrooms, and saute until tender. Remove mushroom mixture, and set aside.

Place steaks in skillet, and cook to desired doneness. Remove from skillet, and keep warm. Deglaze skillet with 1 ounce whiskey. Reduce heat, and stir in peppercorn sauce and Dijon mustard. Add mushroom mixture, and reduce sauce until thickened. Remove toothpicks and bacon from steaks, and arrange steaks on a plate. Top with sauce.


Calories: 748 kcal

Carbohydrates: 6.7 g

Cholesterol: 215 mg

Fat: 57.3 g

Fiber: 1 g

Protein: 41.4 g

Sodium: 1175 mg

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