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How To Cook A Filet

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Filet.

Instructions for Cooking a Filet:

1. Preheat your oven to 425°F.

2. Thoroughly pat your filet dry with a paper towel.

3. Generously season your filet with salt and pepper.

4. Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat, adding enough oil to coat the bottom of the pan.

5. When the oil begins to smoke, gently lay the filet in the pan, allowing it to sear for 2-3 minutes.

6. Using a pair of tongs, carefully turn the filet over and cook on the other side for an additional 2-3 minutes.

7. Place the skillet in the preheated oven and cook for 7-8 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 135°F for medium-rare.

8. Remove the filet from the oven and allow it to rest for at least 5 minutes before serving.

Tips For Cooking a Delicious Filet:

1. Use a high quality cut of beef for the best results.

2. Make sure the skillet is very hot before adding the filet to the pan.

3. Don’t overcook your filet – 135°F is the optimal temperature for medium-rare.

4. Let the filet rest before slicing and serving to help retain its juices.

5. Serve with your favorite accompaniments such as roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a salad.

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