Recipe courtesy of Graham Kerr

La Concha Beef Tips

Cubes of beef tenderloin with julienne strips of potatoes in a red wine sauce, sprinkled with cilantro, garnished with red beans.
  • Total: 3 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 3 hr
  • Yield: 4 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place the red beans (rinsed) into a large pan and cover with 5 cups of cold water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 1/2 hours. Peel the potato, slice and cut into small pieces. Squeeze the lime juice over the potato and season with salt. Remove the silver skin from the tenderloin. Very carefully remove and discard the seeds from the serrano chilis and finely chop them. Blanch the tomatoes in boiling water for 2 minutes - with a slotted spoon, remove and cool - then peel off skin and discard the seeds. Wash, dry and finely chop the cilantro. Cube the meat into 1 inch cubes. Chop the yolk of the egg into a crumb mixture. Place a large frypan on high heat and add 1 tablespoon of clarified butter. One by one drop the cubes of meat into it. Season generously with salt and black pepper. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the flour over the top of the meat and stir. Pour the 2 ounces of chili juice from the can onto the meat. Add the finely chopped peppers. Stir the simmering beans and add 1 cup of cold water. Quickly pass the blade of the knife through two of the tomatoes and add to the meat. Moisten with 1/4 cup of red wine. Stir the meat once again. Dry the lime marinated potato strips on a paper towel and add the meat mixture. Add the peas. Moisten again with 1 ounce of red wine and reduce the heat to low. Mash the beans and beat in the butter and season with one teaspoon of chili powder. Cut the remaining 6 ounces of tomatoes into small pieces and add these to the beans. Pour the meat onto a serving platter and arrange the beans along the side. Sprinkle the chopped egg yolk and cilantro over the top and serve.

Choose a topic to find related recipes.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.