Pork Tenderloin with Green Peppercorn Sauce
- La Tour d'Argent, Houston, Texas via SusanM
- 35 oz (980 grm) skinless pork tenderloin
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) green peppercorns
- 3 tbsp (45 ml) shallots
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) clarified butter or margarine
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) beef stock
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) brown sauce
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) brandy
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) white wine
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) cream (more or less to taste)
- salt and pepper, to taste
- Remove silver skin from pork. Season with salt and pepper and dust with flour.
- Brown pork on all sides in margarine in skillet.
- Add shallots and peppercorns.
- Flame with brandy.
- Cook for 2 minutes, then add white wine, beef stock, and brown sauce.
- Cook until done, about 10 minutes.
- Remove pork, slice into medallions, and place on plate.
- Add cream to sauce.
- Salt and pepper to taste. Pour over medallions.
- Serve with potatoes and two different color vegetables, such as steamed broccoli and broiled herbed tomatoes.
- This provides a very moist tenderloin. When
cooking, be sure to turn down the lights when
flaming the sauce. It's a nice show for the
crowd hanging out in the kitchen drooling.
Prepare this green peppercorn sauce with filet of beef (beef tenderloin) in the same manner.