Fillets of Beef with Fried Bananas

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • 6

    helpings

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About

Ingredients

  • lb. fillet beef
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 bananas
  • egg and breadcrumbs
  • deep fat
  • butter or fat
  • meat glaze
  • ½ pt. brown sauce

Method

Wipe, trim and cut the meat into neat fillets; season. Peel and cut the bananas in quarters, coat with egg and breadcrumbs and fry in deep fat. Drain and keep hot until required. Fry the fillets in hot butter or fat for about 7 min., turning frequently. Drain, glaze and arrange in a circle on a hot dish. Place the bananas in the centre and pour some of the sauce round. Serve the remainder of the sauce separately.