May 8th, 2009

Steak Recipe: Mother’s Day Appetizer

Want to walk on the wild side? This Mother’s Day appetizer recipe will do you right for Mother’s Day IF your mom is willing to try Steak Tartare.

Serve it as an appetizer, or heck, serve it as a meal. But just one tip, don’t “surprise” Mom with this without fair warning. You want her to speak to you again.

If she’s game, serve away! Happy Mother’s Day, moms!

Duo Filet Appetizers

(Serves 10)

Steak Tartare

2 6 oz. Filet Mignon

2 Fresh Egg yolks

4 Anchovy Filet, packed in oil

4 tsp. Capers

2 Tbsp. Dijon Mustard

3 Tbsp. Red Onion, finely minced

1 Tbsp. Parsley, chopped

Salt and Pepper

Finely chop the filet until evenly minced and set aside.  Combine the anchovy, capers and mustard and mix in a mortar and pestle or mash with the back of a fork until formed into a paste.  Mix in the onion, parsley and yolks and stir to combine.  Season the meat with salt and pepper and mix with the anchovy mixture.  Serve with toast or crackers.  (Note, consuming raw or undercooked foods may lead to food borne illness.)