Filet Mignon Recipe with Special Sauce

Filet Mignon is one of the most luxurious and highly sought-after cuts of beef. It is a tender and flavorful steak that is perfect for special occasions or a fancy date night at home. In this article, we will share with you a delicious Filet Mignon recipe, along with a recipe for a savory and rich sauce that complements the steak perfectly.

Filet Mignon Recipe with Special Sauce

Ingredients for Filet Mignon:

  • 4 Filet Mignon steaks, about 8 oz each
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme

Instructions for Filet Mignon:

  1. Remove the Filet Mignon steaks from the refrigerator and allow them to come to room temperature for about 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  3. Season the steaks with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Heat a large skillet over high heat and add the olive oil.
  5. Once the oil is hot, add the steaks to the skillet and sear them for about 2-3 minutes on each side, until a golden-brown crust forms.
  6. Add the minced garlic and fresh thyme to the skillet and cook for an additional minute.
  7. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and cook the steaks for about 5-7 minutes (for medium-rare), or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
  8. Remove the skillet from the oven and let the steaks rest for about 5 minutes before serving.

Ingredients for Sauce:

  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions for Sauce:

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the beef broth and red wine and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  2. Cook the mixture until it has reduced by about half, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the chopped shallot to the saucepan and cook for another minute.
  4. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the butter until it is melted and combined.
  5. Season the sauce with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

To serve, drizzle the sauce over the Filet Mignon steaks and enjoy the delicious combination of flavors. This Filet Mignon recipe with sauce is sure to impress your guests and make any occasion feel extra special.