Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

beef tenderloin

Happy mom's day!!! I am cooking a 3lb beef tenderloin and want it to come out meduim rare,,,Any good tips?????? Thank you

Answer Question
 
cameron536

Asked by cameron536 at 8:43 AM on May. 9, 2010 in Food & Drink

Level 4 (28 Credits)
Answers (1)
  • Dry rub it and let it sit at room temp for about 15 minutes to take the chill off the meat.

    Grill it. Sear it on the grill on all sides, 3 minutes per side. Get the grill as hot as you can. Leave the lid open. DO NOT CLOSE THE GRILL. When you close the grill it turns the grill into an oven and uses hot dry air to cook the meat rather than flame on one side.

    That's 4 turns at 3 minutes each = 12 minutes. It'll cook pretty fast. Let it rest 5+ minutes before slicing. Always let beef rest before slicing to keep the juices inside. The 2 end pieces will be medium.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 9:35 AM on May. 9, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN