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Mushroom & Madeira

Recipe provided by Austin Personal Chef: Carlos Crusco



  1. Melt 2 tbsp. butter and 1 tbsp. oil in a saute pan over high heat. Add mushrooms and sear until golden in color on both sides (4-6 minutes). Season with salt/pepper, add more oil and then add shallots.
  2. Cook over medium heat for about 3-4 minutes. Add garlic, cook and taste. If needed, season with salt/pepper.
  3. Turn the heat up to high and deglaze the pan with wine. Using a wooden spoon scrape up the fond in the pan. Add Madeira, stock and cook on med-high until reduced by half. Add herbs and simmer 3-4 minutes.
  4. Finally, whisk in 1 tbsp. cold butter. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
  5. To serve, Cook some chicken, quail or duck breasts. Liberally spoon the sauce over the meat. Enjoy!