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How To Cook A Filet Mignon On Stove Top

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Filet Mignon On Stove Top.


– 2 filet mignon steaks, each about 1 inch thick
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 2 tablespoons butter
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– Optional: Fresh herbs such as rosemary, thyme and garlic, minced


1. Preheat a heavy-bottomed skillet, such as cast iron, over medium-high heat.

2. Rub each filet mignon steak with olive oil and season both sides with salt and pepper.

3. Place the steaks in the hot skillet and cook for 3 minutes on each side.

4. Reduce the heat to medium and add the butter and fresh herbs, if using.

5. Baste the steaks with the butter and herbs for another 2 minutes on each side.

6. Remove the steaks from the skillet and allow them to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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