Grilled Medallions of Beef

Grilled Medallions of Beef
Grilled Medallions of Beef. Heiko Martin/Getty Images
  • 47 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins,
  • Cook: 22 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

Medallions of beef tenderloin marinated in an Asian inspired marinade, grilled hot and fast, then served in a sweet mango, white wine sauce. The grill brings out the mildly spicy, yet sweet flavor of this dish. This is excellent served over white rice and with grilled vegetables of your choice.

What You'll Need

  • 4 beef tenderloin medallions (1 1/2 inches thick)
  • For Marinade:
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL lime juice
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL honey
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL onion (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL ginger (fresh, minced)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL curry powder
  • For Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL mango (pureed)
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL wine (white)
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL beef stock
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL shallots (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL water (warm)
  • 1 tablespoo/15 mLn sugar

How to Make It

Combine all ingredients of the marinade. Place beef tenderloin in a large resealable bag. Pour marinade over top. Turn to coat. Marinate for 30 minutes at room temperature.

Meanwhile dissolve the tablespoon of sugar in the warm water. Pour vegetable oil into a sauté pan. Add shallots and cook, stirring for one minute. Add white wine, sugar water, mango and beef stock. Simmer over a low heat for 10 minutes.

Preheat grill. Remove medallions from marinade and grill to desired doneness. About 5 to 6 minutes per side. Place beef on serving plates and top with warm sauce.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 331
Total Fat 21 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 14 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 52 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 10 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)