Buffalo Filet on Grilled Risotto Cake with
Bleu Oyster Mushrooms

By Executive Chef John Kane,
Kane's Restaurant, Grass Valley, California

Made with:
Bonewerks CulinArte' Demi Beef (Glace De Kobe Boeuf)
Lundberg Family Farms Arborio Rice

Serves 4

4 - (5 oz.) Buffalo Filet
TT Salt and Pepper
3 tbls. Olive Oil
1 cup Arborio Rice (Risotto)
5 cups Chicken Stock
1/4 cups diced White Onion
6 tbls. cold butter
1 pinch of Saffron Threads
1/4 cup Grated Parmesan
2 cups Bleu Oyster Mushrooms
1 cup *Apricot Sauce - See Recipe
1 cup Beef Demi (Glace De Kobe Boeuf) - See Recipe
2 cups Mixed baby Vegetables Blanched

Procedure for Risotto:
1. Melt 2 tbls. butter in sauce pan add diced onion over medium heat, cook until translucent.

2. Add Arborio rice (risotto), 1 cup chicken stock, saffron and cooked until liquid is absorbed, add 1 cup chicken stock and continue stirring until stock is absorbed.

3. Continue until all stock is used and risotto is al-dente.

4. Stir in 2 tbls. cold butter and Parmesan cheese.

5. Take off fire, cool on sheet pan and refrigerate for 1 hour.

6. Using 4 inch cake ring, divide risotto into 4 mini cakes and hold.

Buffalo Filets:
In hot skillet - 2 tbls. olive oil, salt and pepper buffalo filets, place in skillet to sear. Finish cooking process in 375"(dm; oven for 8 minutes. Set aside in hot skillet add 1 tbls. olive oil and oyster mushroom, salt and pepper, sauté until just wilted 2-3 minutes. Set aside.

Simple Syrup Recipe:
1/4 cup water, 1/4 sugar, put in small sauce pan heat until sugar I dissolved, set aside to cool. In blender place 3 peeled and seeded apricots. Add 1/4 cup simple syrup and blend. Strain through fine sieve. Place in squeeze bottle.

Beef Demi (Glace De Kobe Boeuf):
In sauce pan add 1 cup glace de kobe boeuf to simmer, salt and pepper, stir in 2 T cold butter set aside. Sauté vegetable in 1 tbls. butter, salt and pepper. Set aside.

To Assemble:
Heat risotto cakes in 375"(dm; oven for 5 minutes. Remove and place in center of plate. Top risotto with buffalo filet and sauce with beef demi around buffalo, alternate baby vegetable and sautéed oyster mushrooms. Drizzle apricot sauce around.

Other Great Related Links:
Executive Chef John Kane Bio

Bonewerks CulinArte'

Lundberg Family Farms


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