Filet Mignon w/ Bacon-wrapped Shrimp over Spiced Bok Choy. Why wrap the food in bacon? Filet mignon and shrimp are low in fat content. Wrapping them in bacon adds fat, salt, and smoke flavor.
Try our recipe for bacon-wrapped filet. While filet mignon rarely needs help in the flavor department, bacon just seems to make it better. If you can find a pre-wrapped steak, then that is a plus, however, wrapping the steak yourself will give you the option of what type of bacon to use. You can have Filet Mignon w/ Bacon-wrapped Shrimp over Spiced Bok Choy using 26 ingredients and 10 steps. Here you go how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Filet Mignon w/ Bacon-wrapped Shrimp over Spiced Bok Choy
- Prepare of Steak.
- Prepare 4 (14 oz) of Filet Mignon.
- Prepare 4 tbsp of Olive Oil.
- You need 2 Cloves of Garlic.
- You need 4 of Thyme.
- You need 4 tbsp of Butter, unsalted.
- Prepare of Salt and Pepper.
- You need of Bacon Wrapped Shrimp.
- You need 14 of Shrimp, peeled and deveined.
- It’s 14 Slices of Bacon.
- Prepare 1.5 tbsp of Smoked Paprika.
- You need 2 tbsp of Olive Oil.
- It’s of Salt and Pepper.
- You need of Spiced Bok Choy.
- Prepare 1 lb of baby bok choy.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of canola oil.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of minced ginger.
- It’s 2 cloves of garlic, minced.
- Prepare 3 tbsp of oyster sauce.
- You need 2 tbsp of Beef Broth.
- Prepare 6 of sweet pepper, sliced.
- You need 2 of jalapeños, sliced.
- You need 1 of poblano pepper, sliced.
- You need 1/8 of cp green onion.
- You need 1/2 of red onion, diced.
- You need 1/8 of cp cilantro, chopped.
Generously salt and pepper both sides of the steak. Wrap the steak with the bacon and secure with a toothpick. Bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer that's guaranteed to impress. Bacon is by par-cooked first before wrapping around marinated shrimp with a Some recipes call for wrapping the shrimp with raw bacon.
Filet Mignon w/ Bacon-wrapped Shrimp over Spiced Bok Choy Step by step
- Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season steak with salt and pepper on both sides. When oil is just about to smoke, add steak. Cook until very seared, about 5 minutes, then flip and add butter and thyme. Baste with butter and cook another 5 minutes..
- Transfer skillet to oven and cook until cooked to your liking, about 5 minutes for medium rare. Remove from pan and let rest 5 minutes before slicing..
- Pat shrimp dry with a paper towel. Mix paprika, salt, and pepper together and season both sides of shrimp. Wrap half cooked bacon around shrimp and hold it with half toothpicks. In a skillet with medium heat. Add oil. Sauté until nice golden brown (about 3min) and flip over. Continue to sauté. Remove from heat and set aside..
- Trim the ends of the bok choy. Wash, pat dry with paper towels, and then set aside..
- Heat a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add the oil, and then add the garlic and ginger. Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until soft, and then add the bok choy. Cook for 1 minute, or until the bok choy just starts to wilt..
- Stir in the oyster sauce, beef broth, and peppers, onions, cilantro, and green onion (reserve 1/4 green onion for garnish) and cook for about 1 minute or until heated through..
- Place Spiced Bok Choy on bottom. Cut filet in half or in slices. Remove toothpicks and too with bacon wrapped shrimp. Garnish with remaining green onion..
- (Half cut is shown at Medium Rare; Slices shown are Rare).
- Serve and Enjoy!.
Sure, that's easy to do, but I find that only the surface gets cooked and lacks the crispy texture. Wrapping the filet in bacon bastes the steak, keeping it moist and imparting flavor while it cooks. Take a strip of bacon Broilers reach very high heats; use oven mitts and/or potholders to add or retrieve food from the oven. Filet mignon is the most tender and leanest of beef cuts, but it is also fairly low on the steak scale for flavor. Rub the garlic all over the meat.