Beef Tenderloin with Peanut Sauce

Beef Tenderloin with Peanut Sauce

Makes 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (5 lb) fully trimmed beef tenderloin
  • 2 tsp peanut oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp plum jam
  • 2 tsp anchovy paste
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped peanuts (, to garnish)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F degrees.
  2. Bake tenderloin 35-45 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 120 rare or to desired degree of doneness. Remove from oven and let stand 10-15 minutes before carving.
  3. Meanwhile, in a saucepan combine remaining ingredients except for peanuts and simmer over low heat until thoroughly heated. Spread over tenderloin and garnish with peanuts.