How To Perfectly Grill Filet Mignon [+ new 2020 recipes!]

Written by   (author of Obvious Conclusions)  |  Date Updated: May 31, 2020

how-long-to-grill-filet-mignonOn this page, we present the best instructional videos on how to perfectly grill a Filet Mignon and we also present some new, delectable filet mignon recipes you have to try.

Filet Mignon is such a perfectly smooth cut of meat and we will look at both cooking and grilling Filet Mignon to perfection that will turn you into a master chef!

In our series on how to cook a New York strip steak, we reviewed the various methods used to cook a New York Strip Steak. This popular how to video series spawned this page about how long to grill Filet Mignon.

People tend to cook Filet Mignon less frequently than they do other types of meat and treat Filet Mignon more delicately.  Many people wonder how long to cook Filet Mignon but the reality depends on the method of preparation.

Filet Mignon can be grilled, pan-fryed, broiled, or even roasting. Grilling Filet Mignon is the most common approach, but we will investigate the other methods as well. As you watch the videos, read the article, and view the great Filet Mignon recipes below, pay close attention to these facts that may be new to you:

  1. Do not use Olive Oil to cook your Filets. There are better substitutes that can handle the heat needed to cook Filet Mignons.
  2. On average a Filet should be cooked about 5 minutes on each side, but it depends on your method of cooking.
  3. When grilling Filet Mignons, do not use an ordinary non-stick frying pan, you want to get a cast-iron frying pan or cast-iron skillet for the oven.
  4. Make sure to bring your Filet Mignon to room temperature before cooking!

We will begin with videos on how to cook Filet Mignon and then present articles that you may enjoy as well.  Be sure to check below for the most popular Filet Mignon Recipes as well.

One more thing:  Did you know that you can have best filets, Chicago Steaks delivered to your front door?

How Long To Cook Filet Mignon Videos

Below, you will find all of the best instructional how to videos on How To Cook Filet Mignon. Simply click the play links to launch the videos. Enjoy the shows!

Fillet Mignon Recipe – How to make perfect Fillet Mignon Steaks

This Fillet Mignon Recipe will produce a perfectly cooked Fillet that will rival any high end restaurants Fillet.

How To Cook Filet Mignon Perfectly

This video provides the absolutely perfect way to cook a filet mignon.

Filet Mignon: Recipe: How To Cook: Perfect Filet Mignon

Famed chef Di brings you the perfect filet mignon on her YouTube channel Dishin with Di.

How To Cook A Filet Mignon Steak Perfectly | Rockin Robin Cooks

I will show you how to cook a filet mignon on the stove and then in the oven, that is easy and oh so delicious!

KETO: Filet Mignon for Beginners – EASY!

In this video, we’re making filet mignon 2 ways — watch more to find out…Hope you enjoy!

Filet Mignon Steak in Cast Iron Skillet – EASY STEAK RECIPE!!

This video will teach you how to cook a perfect Filet Mignon Steak in a cast iron skillet. You won’t need the grill because you can make this great steak INDOORS using the stove and oven!

Pan-seared Bacon-wrapped Filet Mignon – Bruce Holley

Learn to pan sear a filet mignon medium rare with bacon wrap. Step by step instruction by Bruce Holley.

How to Cook Filet Mignon In The Oven

While I love cooking steaks on the grill, it’s not always practical to do so. And, for some cuts like Filet Mignon, I’d argue cooking in the oven can actually get you a better result.

Best Way to Cook FILET MIGNON STEAK Sous Vide Cooked 2 Ways – Bacon or No Bacon

It’s about time we cook FILET MIGNON sous vide!

How to Cook Filet Mignon Articles

While some people like how to videos, others prefer to read about how to cook things. This section is for you all. Here are some of the best articles related to how to cook Filet Mignon.

The Best Bacon Wrapped Filet!: This article is present by how to cook meat and explains in detail, with complimentary pictures, the process of grilling Filet Mignon. Definitely worth of a read if you want to include bacon with your Filet Mignon, which I love!

Cabernet Filet Mignon: This page gives detailed instructions on grilling your Filet Mignon in a Cabernet sauce. In it, we find good instructions on pan-searing and sear-roasting in an oven which informs us how long to grill Filet Mignon in different scenarios.

Filet Mignon in the Oven: We all do our Filet Mignon differently and that is why pages like this exist, so that we can experiment and explore different ways of cooking our Filet Mignon. This article from is a very good article on how to cook Filet Mignon in the oven.

Cooking Basics, Filet Mignon: This page gives you instruction on how to cook various Filet Mignon recipes including Filet Mignon with a Mushroom Winesauw and another with a Cognac Cream Sauce.

Filet Mignon Recipes

Below, you will find all the best Filet Mignon Recipes to make your Filet Mignon taste spectacular.

The Food Network Recipes: This is easily the very best page that you will visit for Filet Mignon recipes AND videos. This page has it all. A few of the best recipes are: Grilled Spicy Filet Mignon Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing, Perfect Char-Grilled Filet Mignon,Black Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon with Toasted Goat Cheese and Twice Cooked Red Chile Sauce, Filet Mignon with Red Wine Sauce. But these are just the beginning. In addition, each Filet Mignon recipe is labeled with a degree of difficulty so that you know exactly what you are in for. Highly recommended!

Group Recipes Filet Mignon: This is a website in which users share all of their home recipes for Filet Mignon. You will definitely fine some jewels in this batch!

How to Cook Filet Mignon: Summary

As always, our goal is to find you the best video and textual references on a particular topic.

Filet Mignon is one of the best cuts of meet out there. They say its softness comes from the fact this part of the meat carries no burden and thus maintains this incredible texture.

There are some secrets to cooking Filet Mignon that you may not know. We have mentioned them above, but just to review.

  • Cook Filet Mignon on average about 5 minutes on each side.
  • Don’t use standard Olive Oil.
  • Cook in an iron cast skillet as opposed to the non-stick variety that has become so common.
  • And, always, have your Filet’s at room temperature before you cook them!

Beyond those critical steps, enjoy all of the how to cook Filet Mignon videos above as each yields particular methods of grilling Filet Mignon that you may enjoy.

Hopefully, you have found out how long to grill Filet Mignon as well as many other methods to cook Filets.

And the recipes?  Do not overlook the Filet Mignon recipes as these will take your cooking to a whole new level.

And, as always, thanks for stopping by!

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