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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!
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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!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 119kcal
Author: Serene

Ingredients

  • 1 6 ounce filet mignon
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • 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!

Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg