How to Cook Filet Mignon
How to cook a filet mignon. It's so much easier than you probably think!! All the tips and tricks needed to create a restaurant quality meal at home!
- 1 6 ounce filet mignon
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
Bring the filet to room temperature by setting it out for about 20-30 minutes. Tie the filet tightly with kitchen twine. Season the filet on all sides with salt and pepper.
Preheat the oven to 500°F.
Heat a cast iron or stainless steel skillet over high heat. Once the skillet is heated add the vegetable oil.
Place the filet down on one of the flat sides. It will sizzle.
Allow the filet to sear for 1-2 minutes, the filet will lift easily when done. Turn over to sear the other side. Allow another 1-2 minutes to sear again.
Insert a meat thermometer probe into the center of the filet. Place in the oven and bake at 500°F until the internal temperature is 125°F. Remove the filet from the oven and allow to rest for about 10 minutes. Cut the twine. Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 119kcal | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg