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Spiced Filet Mignons with Crispy Potatoes and Seasoned Vegetables

Come Dine With Me South Africa S8: Ep4 Devon's recipes

Serves 4

Devon Llywellyn


  • 4x Fillets spiced in black pepper and rock salt
  • 500g Baby potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Herbs
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Bacon
  • Oregano
  • Fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon
  • Cajun
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1x Lemon Wedge
  • 450g Woollies Seasoned Vegetables
  • 1 Tablespoon 
  • Lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon 
  • Salt
  • 5 Tablespoons
  • Butter
  • ½ Cup Pinot Noir Red Wine
  • 3 Tablespoons Brandy or Cognac 
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Green onions
  • ½ cup Heavy Cream
  • 1x Shallot chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar


  1. Press crushed peppercorns into both sides of each steak. Sprinkle it with lemon pepper and salt.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic and& wine and cook for 1 minute. Arrange steaks in a pan, and cook until desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Pour brandy into steaks, and carefully light with a match. Let the flames burn off. Sprinkle green onion and shallot around the steaks and circle the steaks with cream. Cook, stirring sauce, until hot. Transfer steaks to plates. Stir the sugar into the sauce, and then spoon over the meat.
  4. In a large bowl, toss potatoes with oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and Cajun seasoning, if using. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Place potatoes in a basket of air fryer and cook at 400° for 10 minutes. Shake basket, stir potatoes, and cook until potatoes are golden and tender, 8 to 10 minutes more.
  6. Squeeze lemon juice over cooked potatoes and garnish with parsley before serving.
  7. Preheat the air fryer to 360 degrees F (180 degrees C) for the veggies
  8. Coat Veggies in a large bowl with olive oil, parsley, and veggie spice. Place in Air fryer and cook, stirring halfway, in the preheated air fryer until tender crisp, about 10 minutes.