Thursday, February 16, 2017

Pork Tenderloin with Syrah and Winter Veggies Recipe

Pork Tenderloin with Syrah and Winter Veggies
Serves 4

Step 1 - Pork
1 lb pork tenderloin
1 Tablespoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons pepper
½ stick of butter

Season pork with salt and pepper. Place pork in vacuum bag along with butter and seal. Place in immersion circulator at 135 degrees and cook for 2 hours.

Step 2 – Leek Confit
2 leeks cleaned and sliced
½ cup bacon fat
4 cloves garlic – minced
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine all ingredients in oven proof dish. Cook for 1.5 hours until tender.

Step 3 – Slow Roasted Shiitakes
½ lb shiitake mushroom caps
1 teaspoon soy sauce
¼ cup Eberle Syrah
1 teaspoon Worcestershire
2 cloves garlic – minced
2 Tablespoons onion – finely diced
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
½ cup olive oil

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Whisk together all ingredients except mushrooms. Add mushrooms and marinate for one hour. After marinating, place mushrooms on baking pan and cook for 30 minutes. Remove and slice thin on bias.

Step 4 – Syrah Glaze
1 cup Eberle Syrah
¾ cup currant jelly
2 cloves garlic – crushed
¼ onion – finely diced
1 teaspoon red chili flakes
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon pepper

Place in small saucepan and reduce by 75 % (approx. ¼ cup). Remove from heat.

Step 5 – Slow Roasted Carrots
6 tri-colored carrots – scrubbed and cut in ½ lengthwise
3 pieces Mariah bacon – diced
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 275 degrees. In skillet, add bacon pieces and carrots. Sauté over low heat until exterior of carrots are caramelized. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Place carrots in a sheet pan and roast in oven until just tender (about 30 minutes).


Additional ingredients for assembly:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon truffle salt
2 tablespoons chopped chives
1 tablespoon bacon crumbles

1. Remove pork from sous vide bag and cut into 4 equal portions. Heat 2 table spoons olive oil in a sauté pan, brown pork in pan over high heat, 1 minute each side.
2. On each plate, place 3 carrots halves (one of each color)on bottom of plate - top with crispy bacon, then place 1 Tablespoon leek confit, 1 shiitake cap sliced, top with pork portion, give plate a drizzle of Syrah sauce, a sprinkle of truffle salt, bacon crumbles and chopped chives.

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