Peanut Powered Recipes

Nutty Filet All the Way


  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 3 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp. plains peanuts chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp. chopped cilantro
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

Nutty Filet All the Way
Add all above ingredients into a saucepan and stir slowly as mixture reaches a boil. Cook and remove 1/4 cup and set aside.

For Filets:

  • 4 Filet mignon steaks, 1 1/2 inches thick

Place steaks into a large plastic bag, and pour marinade over steaks. Seal and allow to sit for 30 to 40 minutes.

Prepare garnish:

  • Romaine lettuce
  • 1 red onion cut into circles
  • 3 tbsp. chopped plains peanuts

Arrange lettuce onto a platter in a decorative way. Set aside.

Remove steaks from marinade and place filets onto a broiler pan. Broil 12 to 15 minutes, basting with reserved marinade.

Arrange steaks on platter on top of lettuce. Sprinkle with peanuts and garnish with purple onion.

Yield: Serves 4

Recipe by:
Robert Pavey
N. M., FL

Recipe Courtesy of the Plains Peanut Festival Recipe Contest