there is no doubt about it, beef tenderloin is many people’s favorite meal. It just melts in your mouth. However, making it just right can be tricky. These tips and tricks will change the way you make it for good!
The Tips For Making Beef Tenderloin Amazing Are:
How to buy a beef tenderloin
You will encounter beef that is graded prime or choice. Prime is the most marbled and has the most flavor. It is also the most expensive. Most grocery stores carry choice beef; it is the second most marbled beef, and it is very flavorful as well. Choice beef is less expensive.
You can buy a tenderloin in the cryo-vac, you will need to break down the tenderloin yourself. You can also buy them trimmed, and ready to go. In the cryo-vac you will be purchasing the whole tenderloin, and if you buy one that is already trimmed you will purchase only what you need. For this recipe, I purchased only a roast-sized portion.
When you buy your already trimmed tenderloin, make sure that it has the silverskin removed.
How to cook a beef tenderloin
Often, we like to sear then bake. We are going to reverse that in this recipe. If we do it before, the crust isn’t on the outside isn’t crisp, and browned. If we do it after we bake, it looks naturally beautiful and has a nice crisp outside. It is critical that you use a meat thermometer with this recipe.
How to long to cook beef at 300 degrees
Rare 140 degrees Fahrenheit 20 – 25 minutes a pound
Medium Rare 150 degrees Fahrenheit 30 – 35 minutes a pound
Well 170 degrees Fahrenheit about 35 – 40 minutes a pound