Chef Larry’s Wild Mushroom Strudel With Madeira Glaze

Chef Larry’s Wild Mushroom Strudel with Madeira Glaze
Yield: 1 each Strudel, 4 – 6 Servings

Ingredients:
1 oz. Butter
1/2 tsp. Shallots, minced
1/4 tsp. Garlic minced
1 cup Shiitake mushrooms, large dice
1 cup Oyster mushrooms, large dice
1 cup Portobella mushrooms. Large dice
1 cup Medium domestic mushrooms, large dice
2 oz. Brandy
2 oz. Dry white wine
1/3 cup Demi-glace or brown sauce
1 tsp. Fresh parsley, chopped fine
1/2 tsp. Fresh tarragon, chopped
pinch Ground nutmeg
squeeze Lemon juice
3 oz. Goat cheese
1 tblspn. Pinenuts, toasted
5 each Phyllo dough sheets
1/4 cup Melted butter
as needed Madeira sauce (recipe follows)

Method:
Melt butter in sauté pan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic, sauté until translucent. Add mushrooms and sauté until tender. Stir in parsley, tarragon and nutmeg. Deglaze with brandy and white wine; reduce until “sec” or dry. Season with squeeze of fresh lemon, salt and fresh ground black pepper. Cool to room temperature. Transfer mushroom mixture to a mixing bowl; add goat cheese and pinenuts. Mix thoroughly. Brush each sheet of phyllo dough with melted butter and place one on top of another. Place mushroom goat cheese mixture in the center of the pastry. Roll to enclose, leaving ends to fold under. Brush strudel with melted butter. Bake in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown. For service, allow to cool slightly at room temperature and slice with a serrated knife. Serve with Madeira sauce.

Chef Larry’s Madeira Glaze
Yield: 1 cup

Ingredients:
1 tsp. Butter
1/2 tsp. Shallots, minced
1/4 tsp. Garlic, minced
1 each Fresh thyme sprig
3 oz. Madeira wine
1 cup Demi-glace or brown sauce
to taste Salt
to taste Fresh ground black pepper

Method:
Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic. Saute until translucent, do not brown. Add thyme sprig. Deglaze with Madeira and reduce liquid by 1/2. Stir in demi-glace and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes over low heat. Season with salt and fresh ground black pepper. Serve with Chef Larry’ Wild Mushroom Strudel.

Comments

One Comment

  1. RachaelW says:

    This sounds fantastic, can’t wait to try!

  2. AB says:

    Tried it for Christmas dinner and was very good. I think I would try using puff pastry next time as the phylo just kept flaking off and barely stayed together.
    The recipe didn’t mention when to add the demi glace to the strudel mix. That was an ad lib for me.
    Lovely mix of ingredients.

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