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Medallions of Sweetbreads with Port Wine Reduction

Date Added: Aug 31, 2010 German Entrees
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Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

10 mins

Ready In

25 mins

Serving

4

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Description

Sweetbreads sauteed then braised in a port wine sauce.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Pound(s) Sweetbreads
  • 1
  • 4  Table Spoon(s) Carrots, fine dice
  • 2
  • 4  Table Spoon(s) Celery, fine dice
  • 3
  • 4  Table Spoon(s) Onion, fine dice
  • 4
  • 1/4  Cup(s) Tomatoes, peeled, cut into strips
  • 5
  • 4  Table Spoon(s) Butter or Oil
  • 6
  • 1  Cup(s) Port Wine, good quality
  • 7
  • 1/3  Cup(s) Demi Glace or Reduced Veal Stock
  • 8
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Corn Starch (if using stock)
  • 9
  • 1  To Taste Kosher Salt
  • 10
  • 1  To Taste Black Pepper
  • 11
  • 1  Cup(s) Flour
  • 12

Directions

    1. Blanch sweetbreads in salted boiling water for 10 minutes
    2. Remove and place in ice bath
    3. Remove, pat dry and trim off the membrane
    4. Cut medallions into 3/4" pieces
    5. Season with salt and pepper then dredge in flour
    6. Heat a thick bottom pan with oil
    7. Sear medallions on both sides, remove from pan
    8. Add vegetables and saute until soft
    9. Deglaze the pan with port wine, stir to remove the fond from the bottom of the pan
    10. Add the Demi glace or veal stock, simmer for 5 minutes, if not thick enough, use a cold starch to thicken
    11. Taste and Season with salt and pepper
    12. Place the sweetbread medallions back into pan and cook all the way through
    13. Plate up and enjoy

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