Tested till perfect Soy-Ginger Tenderloin Steaks With Kimchi Mash
Soy-Ginger Tenderloin Steaks With Kimchi Mash
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Soy-Ginger Tenderloin Steaks With Kimchi Mash

Korean cuisine is renowned for its spicy fermented cabbage (kimchi) and beef dishes. Here, juicy beef tenderloin and creamy potatoes mixed with pungent kimchi use that inspiration for an East-meets-West entertaining meal that's as special as it is tasty. Serve with crisp stir-fried vegetables.

By The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2013

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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  • Prep time 25 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes
  • Portion size 4


  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspgrated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp 1tspgranulated sugar
  • 1 tsp 1tspsesame oil
  • 2 2green oniongreen onions, chopped
  • 4 4beef tenderloin grilling steakbeef tenderloin grilling steaks, (about 170 g each)
  • 1 tsp 1tspvegetable oil

Kimchi Mash:

  • 565 g 565gunpeeled yellow-fleshed potatoes, cut in chunks
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupwarm milk, or 10% cream
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspbutter
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupkimchi, drained and finely chopped


In shallow dish, stir together soy sauce, ginger, sugar, sesame oil and green onions. Add steaks, turning to coat; let stand for 15 minutes.

Kimchi Mash: Meanwhile, in saucepan of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and return to pot. Shaking pan, dry over low heat, about 1 minute. Rice or mash potatoes until smooth; mash in milk and butter. Stir in kimchi; keep warm.

Meanwhile, pat steaks dry, discarding remaining marinade. In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook steaks, turning once, until medium-rare, about 8 minutes. Serve with kimchi mash.

Nutritional Information per serving: about

cal 461 pro 39g total fat 20g sat. fat 11g
carb 27g dietary fibre 3g sugar 4g chol 111mg
sodium 764mg potassium 862mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 39 vit A 12 vit C 30
folate 10
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