The Perfect Filet Mignon Steak

Filet mignon is dolled up with a delicious shallot-tarragon compound butter.

Serves: 1 Save

Ingredients (6)

  • 1 Filet mignon steak, about 4-inches thick
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon spice rub of your choice
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • 1 minced shallot
  • 3 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon
  • Cooking oil


  1. Season filet and bring to room temperature, at least 30 minutes.
  2. Mix butter, shallot and tarragon in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat grill. Oil grill. Pat filet dry and place on grill, just off direct flames, and cook for 2 minutes. Once you flip filet over, spread a little compound butter on top. Continue flipping filet until you have cooked it for 2 minutes on all sides, spreading butter on as you go
  4. Let filet rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Slice and serve hot.

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