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And not having my website makes me feel lost. I love this thing. And who am I suppose to spill personal stories to if I can’t post every day? Oh that’s right…my friends…the people I coach…the homeless guys outside of our gym. Really, I have a lot of options, but none seem as great as the world wide web. Blabbing to unknown subjects is so freeing. Seriously. I think that’s why people have therapists.

Anywho, have you heard of the Sous Vide cooker? Well, they’re pricey so I never thought I would get to use one. And when I was given the opportunity to try one out for a cooking competition, I wasn’t sure I would actually even like using it. Specifically because I’m an incredibly lazy cook, so having to vacuum seal my meat before cooking it seems like a big chunk of wasteful time. Well, I was wrong. Because the meat turned out absolutely amazing. It also helped that I was using filet mignon from TX Bar Organics because they have some awesome quality meats. Ok, now I sound like a salesman. Anywho, even though the Sous Vide is incredibly expensive, it’s well worth it if you like perfectly cooked meats every time. You can’t screw it up, which is awesome.

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Pineapple Caribbean Jerk Filet Mignon

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Ingredients

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  • 1 TX Bar Organics Filet Mignon
  • 1 piece of bacon
  • ½ cup pineapple, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon red onion, diced
  • ¼ teaspoon jalapeno, minced

for the sauce

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 3 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • juice of ½ a lime
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ⅛ teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Turn on sous video to 56.5°C.
  2. Place all sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Leave behind about 3-4 tablespoons of the sauce in the bowl for after the filet is done cooking.
  3. Put filet mignon in bag along with the rest of the sauce.
  4. Vacuum seal bag.
  5. Place in sous vide for 2 hours. (4 hours max)
  6. Once meat is done cooking, wrap a piece of bacon the filet and pin it to the filet so that it is nice and snug.
  7. Put a small skillet over medium high heat.
  8. When skillet is very hot, place the bacon sides onto the hot skillet to release some of the fat to cook the meat on.
  9. Cook bacon on all sides for about a minute each side, then place the filet into the bacon fat and cook for around 2-3 minutes per side, until seared.
  10. When filet is done cooking, add pineapple, jalapeno, red onion to the leftover sauce and mix well. Add pineapple topping onto the filet.
  11. Eat up buttercup.

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32 Comments

  1. Kate C. says:

    And apparently I did not refresh this page that has been open in my browser for two days to see that others have already asked this! 🙂 Oops.

  2. Erin says:

    I had something similar in the Outter Banks on vacation over fresh tuna. I hate sea food but I loved it, thanks – now i can re-create a fish dish that I actually like!

  3. Celeste says:

    Super yummy!






  4. Donald says:

    You won! You won! You won! You won! You won! You won! You won! You won! You won!

    and we helped.

    (BTW, What did you win? I’m hoping you get to keep the Sous Vide Supreme oven so you can share more of your creations with it. Yeah, I got a sous vide, too. See what you made me do?)

  5. Katie B says:

    Any suggestions for a coconut aminos substitute? I’m having a hard time getting some here in Aus.

    1. juli says:

      if you can find gluten free soy sauce such as liquid aminos, those would be great!

  6. Kelly says:

    I was looking at this recipe when I was reviewing the contest recipes and my husband walked behind me and said “I want that!” (little did he know I had already been planning to make it) I made it this past weekend for a special valentine’s/birthday dinner for him – we LOVED it! VERY tasty. I just enjoyed the last little bit of left-over sauce on some liver meatloaf that I made (I don’t like liver, but I love the sauce, so it made the meatloaf go down the hatch nicely!) Just wanted to share with you – nice job on putting together something different and tasty!






  7. Jessica says:

    This was delicious. Like, if my husband wouldn’t looked at me like an animal, I would have licked the plate clean….delicious.