Latin-American Filet Mignon With Avocado and Jicama Salsa

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This is a recipe from Tyler Florence, from Food 911. Cooking time is actually less as thi includes time for chimichurri to sit.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Season filet mignon steaks generously with salt and pepper.
  3. In a heavy, ovenproof skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat until almost smoking.
  4. Pan-sear the steaks on 1 side, for 2 minutes until a crust forms.
  5. Flip the steak over and transfer the pan to the oven and roast for 10 minutes or until cooked medium rare.
  6. To prepare the salsa: Toss together the tomatillo, jicama, avocado, red onion and grape tomatoes.
  7. Pour half the chimichurri sauce into the salsa and toss gently to coat.
  8. Serve the steaks, crust side up, with salsa and remaining chimichurri.
  9. To prepare the Chimichurri: Combine garlic, jalapeno and lime in a small bowl.
  10. Whisk in vinegar and olive oil.
  11. Stir in parsley and cilantro.
  12. Add salt, cover and let stand 1 hour to allow the flavors to marry.

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