Proper preparation of filet mignon?
- diablo Oct 6, 2007 01:37 PM
I have filet mignon steaks, about 2" thick each. What is the best way to cook them? I like my staeks medium rare. Any suggestions??
If you have a kettle type(Weber or green egg)charcoal grill with a chimney starter, build a fire in the starter and when it's glowing set a cake or other smaller rack on top and sear the steaks for about 1 minuteoneach side. this will give you a good crust. remove and dump the charcoal into the grill and brcover until the temp is about 300, and cook the steaaks, off the direct heat for about 6-8 minutes for rare to med rare. For prep on the steaks, rub with a couple of smashed cloves of garlic, sift about 1/2 tsp. mustard powder on each and salt and pepper them. after you take the steaks off the grill, let them rest for at least 5-8 minutes before serving. I like to make a chive butter or other compound butter and put a tbsp of it on top just as they come off the fire.