93 Fillet of Beef Cooked to Look like a Fish

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By Michel Guérard

Published 1978

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Filet de bœuf en poisson ‘An April Fool fish!’


Main ingredients

  • 1 beef fillet weighing 2 kg 200 g (4 lb


One day in advance

Preparing the Fillet of Beef

  1. Make sure that the butcher trims off every scrap of fat and sinew, especially the loose flap which runs the length of the fillet. You should have nothing but the fillet itself, a long muscle in the shape of a torpedo.
  2. Lay the fillet on the work-top paral