Recipe

Weber Grilled Tenderloin With Red Chili Rice And Smoked Red Pepper Aioli

Ingredients

  • FOR THE TENDERLOIN:
  • One 12-ounce beef tenderloin
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper
  • FOR THE RED CHILI RICE:
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • One-half cup minced onions
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups long grain rice
  • Four and one-half cups water
  • 1 teaspoon roasted ground Mexican oregano
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh marjoram
  • One and One-half teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon roasted, ground cumin seed
  • One-third cup chili powder
  • FOR THE SMOKED RED PEPPERS AIOLI:
  • 2 smoked red bell peppers
  • 4 medium jalapenos
  • One-third teaspoon pure chili powder
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons pureed roasted garlic

Directions

  • To prepare the tenderloin: Preheat grill on medium-high. Season the tenderloin with salt and fresh pepper. Place on the grill for 6 minutes, then rotate to the other side for 6 minutes for medium rare.
  • To prepare the Red Chili Rice: In a large pan or skillet, sauté the garlic and onion in the butter over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes, until soft. Add the remaining ingredients, bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Reduce the heat to the lowest setting, cover, and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, until water just evaporates. Beat with a wooden spoon to fluff up. Rice can be kept warm and held for up to 2 hours.
  • To prepare the Smoked Red Pepper Aioli: Place the smoked red bell peppers in a blender with the chili powder and puree until smooth. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, whisk the mayonnaise and pureed roasted garlic together. Sir in the smoked red bell pepper mixture.
  • To serve, thinly slice the tenderloin. Place a spoon full of rice on a plate, top with the tenderloin and drizzle with the smoked red pepper aioli. Serve immediately.