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Grass-Fed Grain-Finished Tenderloin / Chateaubriand Roast New Zealand (1kg)

Horizon Farms
BF167

You get a whole 1kg (2.2lbs) of tenderloin filet roast, also known as the Chateaubriand. This is the same cut used for the famously expensive Chateaubriand, also the same part the filet mignon steaks are cut from. Our tenderloin filets roasts are perfectly trimmed and ready for a luxurious cooking experience right at home - specially made for festive occasions. The roast is lean and very fine-grained in texture. Cooked medium-rare the roast is incredibly tender - typical for cuts from the tenderloin.  There is nothing more tender than the tenderloin. Compared to the ribeye and striploin the tenderloin is much leaner, much more tender but less intensive in taste. For best results check our cooking instructions below.

Introducing another premium brand to our family. Ocean Beef from New Zealand. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, the islands of New Zealand are famed for their world-leading farmers. This is one of the finest New Zealand Angus beef quality available. Combine the freshest New Zealand grass, the best New Zealand grains, and the best New Zealand sea air - and you get Ocean Beef. But that's not it. At Horizon Farms, we aim for the best: Free-range grass-fed for 18 months on lush green and fresh pastures of New Zealand. Then for 200 days the cows are grain-fed the finest selection of New Zealand-grown (supplied by local farmers only) GMO-free grains and drink sustainable water made by the snow from the Southern Alps in a stress-free coastal environment. At no point are the cows given growth hormones or treated with subtherapeutic antibiotics. See more about the farms below. The Ocean Beef ribeye and striploin steaks have both won the Gold medal at the World Steak Challenge with the following judging criteria: appearance, aroma, color, marbling, consistency of fat trim, tenderness, flavor, succulence.



Contents

Contents 1 Pack
Weight 1kg (2.2lbs.)
Package Dimensions 30 x 10 x 12cm (11.8" x 3.9" x 4.7")
Serves Serves 4-6

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 48
In ice-water: not recommended
Cooking Method Fry-pan sear and oven finish for best results.
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 3 days.

 

Details

Also known as Fillet steak, tenderloin steak, filet mignon, fillet mignon, petit steak, chateaubriand steak, Christmas roast, tenderloin roast, filet roast
Country of Origin New Zealand
Ingredients Beef
Cut from Tenderloin
Category Roast
Packaging Individually vacuum packed

 

About New Zealand Ocean Beef

 

✔ Humanely raised and treated with respect. All year free-range and open pasture-raised.

✔ No subtherapeutic use of antibiotics.

✔ No use of growth-promoting hormones.

✔ Free-range pasture-raised on green pasture then finished on vegetarian feed for improvement of taste, tenderness, and marbling 200 days prior to harvest.

✔ Non-GMO feed supplied from local New Zealand farmers only.

✔ Non-commodity quality. Top-quality grass-fed and grain-finished New Zealand beef reserved for high-end restaurant use.

✔ Compared to commodity 100% grass-fed: more flavorful, more tender and free of a gamey odor and taste.

✔ Gold-Award winning at the World Steak Challange 2019. (Reference ID WSC-0580 and WSC-0581)

✔ Provides monounsaturated fatty acids Omega 3s - yes, the good fats. Including a wide range of essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, protein, B vitamins, selenium and vitamin D.

✔ New Zealand premium beef provides great value and comes with a lower price point compared to our high-end quality Morgan Ranch Beef and is of higher quality than our Australian beef.

 

New Zealand Beef

Our New Zealand beef comes from the Canterbury area of the southern island of New Zealand. The cows are raised on local ranches (referred to as cattle stations in New Zealand) which are family-owned and run. The animals are grass-fed on open pastures their entire lives. Then, 200 days before harvesting, the cows are fed a mix of vegetarian feed consisting of all-locally sourced GMO-free natural grains, silage, hay, molasses, oilseed meals and legumes for a consistent beef flavor and texture. At no point are the animals confined in tight spaces or are force-fed. The finishing feedlots are very spacious and animals are absolutely free to roam on over 6000 square meters. At no point are growth-hormones or antibiotics used.

 

At A Glance

Cattle Breed Angus
Farm/Ranch A selection of family-owned local farms located on the south island of New Zealand.
Region South Island
Breeding All year free range on open pastures then finished on vegetarian feed 200 days prior to harvest.
Feeding Pasture grass-fed their entire lives and then fed a balanced mix of energy, protein, fibers, minerals, and vitamins which are obtained from natural grains, silage, hay, molasses, oilseed meals, and legumes. All locally produced by local farmers on the South Island of New Zealand.
Traceability 100% fully traceable from ranch to fork
Growth-Promoting Hormones Never
Subtherapeutic Use of Antibiotics Never
GMO-Feed Never
Chemical Pesticides Never
Steroids Never
Export and Processing Chilled export from New Zealand to Japan. Never frozen, processed into retail sizes in Japan exclusively for Horizon Farms, and then flash frozen for extended shelf life.
 

Beef Tenderloin / Chateaubriand Roast Recipe Instructions

Chateaubriand Roast

Completely defrost the roast in the fridge. Heavily rub the roast with olive oil, high-quality sea salt, and freshly ground pepper. Optionally rub the roast with crushed garlic and thyme or rosemary. Cover the roast filet and store it in the fridge for a couple of hours. For maximum flavor store in the fridge for up to 24 hours - this is optional. Once out of the fridge make sure the roast reaches room temperature before you continue with the preparation.  

Chateaubriand Roast Searing

Prepare a skillet or fry pan with non-salted all-natural butter and make it hot. Really hot. Yes, turn on the range hood at full power, you'll need that. Sear all sides of the roast and make sure to create a crispy brown outside. Hear that sizzle? 

Searing Tenderloin Filet

Remember, we are not cooking the roast so make sure to flip often, keep basting with the juices to keep the outer layer juicy. Keep the searing under 5 minutes. Remove the roast and place it aside. 

Vegetables for Roasting

Have vegetables cut and prepared before you start the searing. Place the vegetables into a frying pan and add a cup of water. Cover with a lid and steam hard vegetables such as the potatoes, carrots, and zucchini on high heat for 10 minutes ahead as they take longer than the roast. 
 Chateaubriand Roast Vegetables

Place the Chateaubriand roast in the middle of the oven pan. Now add all the other vegetables such as baby onions, Brussel sprouts, broccoli, garlic cloves, mushrooms, asparagus, and mini tomatoes. To keep the vegetables moist place small cups and fill halfway with water. Now loosely cover the whole oven pan with aluminum foil. This will keep most of the moisture inside. 

Oven Roast

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place the roasting pan in the middle. Set the timer to 30 minutes. Make sure to have a meat thermometer at hand as you need to check the internal temperature after 25 minutes.  

 

Roast Temperature

Check on the roast after the first 25 minutes and make sure the core temperature of the roast is 52 degrees Celsius or 125 degrees Fahrenheit before taking it out of the oven. If the roast is not ready after the timer has gone off - keep roasting. 

Resting Beef Roast

Let roast covered in the oven pan for another 10 minutes before slicing. It is still cooking on the inside and the core temperature will reach 55 degrees Celsius or 130 degrees Fahrenheit. Note that you can't really overcook the tenderloin as it is an extremely tender cut of beef that is very forgiving. For the tenderloin, we recommend medium-rare.

Sliced Roast Tenderloin

Slice the Chateaubriand roast in front of everybody for the wow effect. Make sure to use a large and sharp knife as the filet is very soft and wobbly and may, therefore, be difficult to cut.  

Sliced Chateaubriand Roast

Soft as butter. The tender eating experience of the Chateaubriand is unforgettable.  

Chateaubriand Candle Light

Sprinkle high-quality sea salt on the vegetables. Eat while still warm for soft and buttery flavor and experience. Serve with any full-bodied dry red wine that will perfectly complement this roast. Enjoy.

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Reorder

Translated from Japanese: I bought 3 bags when I reordered.
Deliciousness that soaks into the heart. I like it.

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Translated from Japanese: I've been getting this since I started shopping here.
It's always stable and delicious.

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Translated from Japanese: I use this to make bone broth!
Just by boiling, delicious stock comes out and I drink it almost every day.
Indispensable in my home!!!

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Translated from Japanese: I bought it to make bone broth.
The number of days from ordering to delivery is quick which is convenient.
Above all, I’m happy that a delicious soup is made without any odor.
I would like to order again.

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Translated from Japanese: There was no odor and it was in a beautiful state!
I used it for bone broth and I managed to cook a beautiful golden soup.
I will order again ^ _ ^

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Not suitable for mizutaki

Translated from Japanese: I bought this whole chicken because I wanted to get soup stock out of the bones. I don't know how to cook many dishes, so I chose my favorite mizutaki.
Since the breeding period is long, I expected it to be old, but the taste is refreshing and the body is soft.
But hmm (tears)
I took the lye out carefully, but the unique taste and smell are spicy. Japanese chicken is very delicious with only salt, but this was not possible. You can't add garlic, onions or tomatoes. I managed to eat it with curry spice.
I should have followed the recommended recipe.
I want to eat naturally grazing chicken, so I will study how to cook it and try again.

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I have a feeling that this will become a standard for celebrations!

Translated from Japanese: Even though the taste is strong, the fat is really delicious!!!
When eating this store’s chicken breast, I realized there’s a difference to usual chicken and because a family member’s birthday is near, I’ve decided to order this whole chicken.
I cooked it the same as always, but the meat quality is completely different!
The whole family is a total fan of this taste and aroma. Thank you (^^)

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いいお肉です

オーブンで焼きましたが、
出てきた鶏の油も透き通っていて、
くせなく、とてもおいしいかったです。
次も購入します。

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I made Samgyetang with it

Translated from Japanese: Although I have bought several types of chicken here already, it’s my first time trying this whole chicken.
To prepare it carefully, I washed it, but even so, there was no fat or blood on the chicken.
It was the same with the other chicken products I already tried, but there was also not the characteristic (strong) smell of chicken.

Because it’s hard to know the chicken’s life from the packs that you can find in the supermarket, I could finally feel with this product that the chicken’s life was spent preciously. I’m thankful I’m able to enjoy this chicken meat and won’t waste a bite, as one shouldn’t forget this animal once had a precious life, too.
Although I boiled it for 1½ hours, the meat didn’t get dry, the fat sticking to the meat had no unpleasant smell and I got a soup with a golden color.

I order all the meat I need from this store, I’ve come to not like any other ones.
Although I eat a lot less meat now, I have not become a vegetarian or vegan yet, so I think I want to not forget to at least be thankful for the meal this chicken gave me.

I’m sorry for this long comment.
I will order again.

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I tried a whole chicken for the first time.

Translated from Japanese: Preciously raised chickens packaged carefully (for delivery) arrived in the best condition possible.
I grilled it with natural salt and thyme from my garden. It was really delicious, a complete success. Even cooled down packed inside a bento, there is no unpleasant smell.

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Translated from Japanese: I always buy Australian products when I want to make bone broth and this is my first time trying Austrian products. The 500g size is also small and easy to handle and I felt that there was a strong tendency for it to become gelatinous (collagen?) when the bone broth is refrigerated. As for the taste, both are perfectly delicious.

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I buy it every time

Translated from Japanese: I cook this oxtail and meat guy's beef tendon for 12 hours to make curry.
Does it take so long because it’s grain-finished? I'm grateful that you can get grass-fed meat at this price.
The meat also comes off smoothly.

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Bone broth soup with plenty of collagen

Translated from Japanese: This is my favorite taste of bone broth soup.
If you pay attention to the water and oxtail added, collagen will come out and it will become plump after boiling for a long time. It's possible to freeze the soup stock.

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For oxtail soup

Translated from Japanese: I always buy it to make tail soup. Domestic Wagyu beef has a lot of oil, but this one has a moderate amount of oil and is delicious as it is without any preparation.

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Translated from Japanese: I bought these to make bone broth easily and they were better than I expected.
Preparing the meat beforehand is recommended because it can be finished deliciously with salt and pepper without any odor by removing the lye only once.
It was delicious even with oatmeal and risotto.

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Translated from Japanese: I cooked one in the oven and put the other in a stew. The result is odorless, soft and delicious.

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Translated from Japanese: This is my second time ordering. It was as delicious as last time, but this time it had a long bone and barely fit in the pressure cooker. 😅
It's like the meat in the old-fashioned anime Gyātoruzu. It's very satisfying to eat. I’d like to order again.

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Translated from Japanese: I stewed it in wine inside a pressure cooker. The meat is beautiful and the taste is very good! Speaking of treats in NZ, as I was eating this meat, I was happy that I could order and cook it so easily. I’d like to order again.

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I’m suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Translated from Japanese: I'm suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (CS), so I searched for safe meat that was drug-free and wasn't fed with strange foods. Sheep are said to be nutritious, but I can't find them in Japan, so I bought them in bulk up to the free shipping line, although it's a little expensive. I forcibly thawed and cooked it on the day I arrived, so it was still hard even if I used a pressure cooker, but it was delicious. I made tomato stew with it. The meat has a mellow lamb scent. Bone marrow is the best. The fat had a gummy-like feeling. I used to eat Genghis Khan, which only tasted like sauce, so I was satisfied with the lamb-taste spreading in my mouth. I'm looking forward to trying the other meats.

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Translated from Japanese: The delivery was quick and the meat was better than I had imagined! It's safe and secure and I think this price is a good deal. I will order again.