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Chesapeake Filet with Cream of Crab Soup

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Microwaved crab soup with whole crab chunks makes a quick sauce for filet mignon.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp divided butter
  • 4 4 oz filet mignon or other beef cuts, trimmed of fat
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced*
  • 1/4 cup sweet (cream) sherry
  • 1 cup cream of crab soup, 15 oz. pkg.
  • 1 8 oz can crab meat

Directions

  • Microwave soup until thawed, but still cold. Measure out 1 c. for use. Immediately cover and refrigerate remaining soup.
  • Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in large sauté pan over medium high heat
  • Add filets and brown on all side. When filets have reached desired doneness, remove from pan and set aside in warm oven.
  • Add remaining 1 Tbsp. butter to pan and sauté mushrooms until soft, about 3-5 min.
  • Add Sherry and sauté until slightly reduced, 2 more minutes.
  • Add soup and heat, stirring frequently, until hot, but not boiling.
  • Stir in crabmeat and heat through. Gently spoon sauce over reserved.filets.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Substitution Tip: You can substitute canned, sliced mushrooms, drained for crab meat.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 314
  Calories from Fat 127 (40%)
(22%)Total Fat 15g
(39%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(50%)Cholesterol 151mg
(23%)Sodium 552mg
(20%)Potassium 685mg
Total Carbohydrate 4g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(73%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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