Filet Mignon
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 Steaks
  • 2 8-ounce Filets
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Vegetable Oil
  1. Remove steaks from the refrigerator 1 hour before cooking and sprinkle with salt & pepper on both sides.
  2. Coat the inside of a cast iron skillet with vegetable oil.
  3. Place pan on the stove over medium-high heat.
  4. When oil begins to smoke, sear steaks on both sides, about 3 minutes a side.
  5. Place a baking rack over a sheet of foil and place steaks on the rack.
  6. Allow to rest at room temperature for ½ hour.
  7. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  8. Place steaks back in cast iron skillet.
  9. Place skillet in oven for 5 - 12 minutes, depending upon the thickness of the steak and the way you like them.
  10. Remove pan from oven and allow steaks to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
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