Bourbon Beef Tenderloin

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by tinkerbelle79

This came from "The Lady and Sons" cookbook by Paula Deen. This is a grill recipe but it can be also used in a 350°F oven, cooked for about an hour.

Top Review by rosslare

Exceptionally tasting beef tenderloin! Very simple and so good. Not too sweet even with all that brown sugar, just right. I left the water out all together from the marinade and just kept turning the beef more often. The reserved marinade I boiled for a minute and served on vegetables.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare a marinade by combining bourbon, brown sugar, soy sauce, lemon juice, worcestershire sauce, water and thyme.
  2. Secure beef with butcher's string.
  3. Pour marinade over beef and refrigerate for 8-12 hours
  4. Turn meat several times during that time.
  5. Prepare grill.
  6. Place meat on oiled grill, reserving marinade.
  7. Cook on high heat with lid closed, turning often and basting occasionally.
  8. Cook until desired doneness.
  9. Using a meat thermometer: rare-115 to 120°F, medium rare-130-135F, medium-140-145°F.

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