Savor the indulgent flavors of this delectable Air Fryer Beef Tenderloin and Mushroom Medley, a culinary masterpiece that effortlessly combines succulent beef bites with earthy baby bella mushrooms. Elevate your dining experience with a symphony of seasonings, as the robust blend of Tony Chachere Creole Seasoning, paprika, onion powder, and ground black pepper transforms each bite into a tantalizing sensation.
Begin your culinary adventure by meticulously cutting a pound of beef tenderloin into bite-sized pieces, each measuring 1½-inch by 1-inch. In a harmonious dance of flavors, toss the steak bites and sliced mushrooms in a seasoned blend of 2½ tablespoons of oil and the enchanting spice mixture. Allow this symphony of tastes to marinate for 30 minutes to 1½ hours, infusing the ingredients with a depth of flavor that promises culinary excellence.
As the air fryer preheats to a perfect 400°F, prepare to witness the magic unfold. Arrange the marinated beef and mushrooms in a single layer, ensuring each piece has ample breathing space to avoid steaming. A culinary tip guides you through the nuances, suggesting separate cooking times for those seeking a rare indulgence (6 minutes) or a medium-well perfection (10 minutes).
An aromatic transformation takes place as the air fryer works its culinary alchemy, creating tender, perfectly cooked steak bites and mushrooms with a delightful golden hue. Enter the final act by tossing these succulent morsels in a luscious combination of butter, adding a rich, velvety finish to the ensemble. Customize your masterpiece with an extra sprinkle of creole seasoning or salt, according to your palate’s desires.