Oh my goodness!!! A good cast iron skillet will get much hotter than your barbecue and sear the steak faster for more moisture retention. I cook it twice on each side, turning the steak three times total. After a total of about 5 minutes, it's time to flip that steak for the one and only time. Heat butter in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Once they are white, spread them in one bank on the side. On days that it's too wet to bbq, I usually go to my cast iron pan and season with garlic, parsley, and olive oil. Juice and zest of 1 lemon. grillrepair from florida on February 09, 2012: cast iron is useful because it is one of the best materials for conducting heat evenly. Answer: It's a question of how hot the smoker is. Paul Edmondson (author) from Burlingame, CA on February 09, 2012: Ha, I'd sacrifice the criss cross for a more succulent piece of meat. https://www.mychicagosteak.com/steak-university/how-to-grill-filet-mignon This method Never fails me! I've always just cooked on "feel", and generally I'm right, but your last picture looks like a perfect steak to me. Sorry if it's cheeky to point out to the CEO. It will be delicious. place your steaks on the grill and do NOTHING for at least 2 minutes. Tender, juicy salmon is perfect for grilling. Filet Mignon Searing. Paul Edmondson (author) from Burlingame, CA on December 09, 2011: I have a video, but waiting till vids can be added to hubs. I have some hickory chips as well. It melted in your mouth! She’s a cooked to the perfection! The images are simply appealing and attractive. The very best way to ensure proper doneness is by using an instant-read meat thermometer. There are just some dishes where the entrée just needs to be left alone to some degree. Season the steaks with Kosher or coarse salt and pepper to taste. My fillets were 2”, never fails you ask for 1.5” and get 2. Ok, the moment of truth, your steak has been getting itself ready on the counter and now it's game time! Your patience will be rewarded, trust me…just let it get into the "zone" by itself and move onto these next steps. Cabernet Sauvignon is my favorite choice. This method of grilling is my current favorite, with outstanding results. The best way is to use a meat thermometer. Grilled Walleye Fish Tacos Thanks! Why the stress? It went from refrigerated to room temperature to a HOT grill. Enjoyed your hub. My grill is on a balcony where it’s a little windy…I did remove the drip plate and finally git it to work properly, but I had to close the grill for 6 minutes to get it to heat up. Try to grill each side about the same amount of time. Place the steaks on the opposite side as the charcoals and cook until medium rare. The meat will likely taste delicious, but it won't have the perfect presentation. I have used these instructions numerous times, and my filet is ALWAYS perfect!! However, get your self an infrared grill and everything changes! 60°c. 6 Remove the filet when its internal temperature is 5° F away from its ideal temperature. Simple, fast…i even got the cool grill marks…. Preheat your grill (these taste great on a charcoal grill or a good ol’ gas grill) to 375 degrees F. Make the garlic butter. We have one and get to use it quite a bit during the Spring, Summer and early Fall. Perfectly cooked filet mignon should be pink from edge to edge, moist and delicious. WELL, the filets tasted like they were done in a restaurant….SO tender and delicious! Interesting info on the temperatures - I've never done that with steaks. To cook a 1 ½ inch steak at 500 degrees to medium rare—and like I said, medium rare is the best—each turn on the grill should be no more than two and a half minutes long, for a total grilling time of ten minutes. If just starting out grilling filet steaks, I recommend using the less expensive option of choice and waiting to do prime once you have the cooking technique mastered. Help anyone. Pin the edges of the steak back together with a toothpick. Excellent! Happy New Year Paul. Basting lobster tails with herbs and butter Filet Mignon...even the name sounds intimidating. I like a 1 ¼ to 1 ½ inch thick that will be 6-8 ozs. Paul Edmondson (author) from Burlingame, CA on September 30, 2016: I think if you want to get into the etymology of the word, that at one time, barbecue was considered a low and slow type of smoking of meats. Seasoning.You paid a lot for this filet, give it some credit that it is going to hold it's own in the taste … Simple, fast and easy with quality results…? In order to reduce grilling time and ensure consistent cooking throughout the steak, we must bring the filet to room temperature. Good pairing with Cabernet. For small seafood pieces like shrimp and scallops, the best way to grill is on skewers. I don't mean to quibble, but don't you mean "How to Grill Perfect Medium Rare Filet Mignon". Season the steak, wrap the bacon around its circumference, and pin it together with a toothpick. I was wondering however why there so many people who raved, yet gave one flame. Some people insist that grilling is open lid and direct heat. We will talk about how to tell if it is done later. Hubby and I have visited the Caribbean on several occasions and always love to sample the local fare. Always my go to grilling companion. Filet mignon is the king of beef. Not the pretend stuff like charbroil or the newer TECs but an original TEC or a Solaire and the grilling surface is over 1000 degrees in minutes. Go on, leave it alone, move on to the next step! Prime filet is extra rich and the added butter sends the richness through the roof! tails here. NEVER cook it too long. One of my favorite things to nosh are Grilled Lobster Tails, simply prepared with butter, loads of garlic and parsley. I recommend pairing filet mignon with a full-bodied red wine. Started as a standard sunday cracking open a cold one with the boys. Combine the ingredients for the garlic thyme butter in a bowl and pour over the halibut. This adds a smoky dimension to the meat. If you go low and slow at 250 degrees or lower it can take an well over an hour and most likely two hours. Simple yet elegant, if you love grilled seafood, you will love grilled lobster tails. Lightly drizzle with olive oil (optional), Salt to taste (I prefer Kosher salt or coarse salt), “Petite” filet mignons (small fillets, 4–5 ounces apiece), Garlic salt, seasoned salt, or truffle salt to taste, Stilton blue cheese—about one tablespoon per steak. Thanks for the tips! Thank you SO much! To grill whole fish or fish steaks, grease your grill rack and grill directly on the grates. They were perfect! Barbecue the lobster: Split the backs of the lobster tails using kitchen shears or a knife. A little flare up is fine, but if a flame burns for more than 30 seconds, splash a tiny bit of water on it to put it out. This is getting easy, you know what is next. It sounds simple, but the fish is what wants to shine. Vespa Woolf from Peru, South America on January 25, 2012: Great hub, especially the use of a thermometer. GRILLED LOBSTER TAILS. Question: How do I barbecue a 10 lb filet mignon? The only seasoning I recommend to help this steak out is some fresh ground black pepper. It may require the burners set to medium-high heat or high heat to reach 500 degrees. Over a glass of wine or two, I've heard long histories and passionate pleas to describe bbq vs grilling. This process creates grill marks on each side (see below). Getting the meat to room temperature will help it cook evenly. Tried to download Free meat temp, but it is not Free. As for the chips, steaks cook so quickly, they don’t add much flavor, so I’d hold off on them, but if you want to soak them in a little water and sprinkle on the coals, they will put out a great smelling smoke for all the critters near the campsite. Leave it alone for at least 4 minutes. Question: For medium rare filet mignon, 1.25-1.5 inch thick, you say 2.5 min turning 3 times. https://grillinfools.com/blog/2012/08/06/grilled-beef-tenderloin-tails Only put fresh ground pepper on them. It's best with a very simple presentation that lets its moist, fat-marbled taste stand out. If you want medium rare filet, pull it at 120 to 125 degrees. Filet mignon needs to be grilled (that is, seared) at a high temperature. The very best way is to use string and tie it up and curl the tail in to keep the thickness even. I threw these babies on the grill and within a minute all of the boys were enthralled- I believe I even saw one of them forget to respect women for a brief moment. Once it's clean, spray it with a little oil to keep the filet from sticking to the grill. Related Recipes - click title for full recipes. Because this is an expensive cut of meat. Yum - Steph. Even so, guidelines are excellent. Once you know your grill and its hot spots very well and have a good idea how long steaks take to grill, then you can gauge the internal temperature with a cooking timer. Paul, I feel that this Hub would benefit a lot with a video or two! David Taylor from UK on December 08, 2011: Great hub, and the pictures are just making my mouth water. Answer: Yes, preheat the grill and grill the steaks with the lid down. Tried your recipie for the first time last week. I followed your instructions almost to the letter….I didn’t let the meat sit at room temp. Nightmares of burning, drying and otherwise screwing up this fine cut of beef can make even the most seasoned grill chef break out in hives! Perfect the art of cooking an amazing fillet steak, with our cook'sbtips, tasty recipes and helpful timings. Not to fear though, we will show you how easy it can be with step by step directions. If it's a lot hotter than 500 degrees it will cook faster. Put the filet mignon on a plate, drizzle with olive oil, crack fresh pepper onto it, and then add salt to both sides. I never grilled filets before and was afraid I would ruin them. Nope. Until then, use an instant-read thermometer. Being an expensive seafood, lobster is an epic indulgence that doesn’t need much … Question: How long should a 10 lb loaf of tenderloin cook on a 5ft smoker with a fire box? You paid a lot for this filet, give it some credit that it is going to hold it's own in the taste department. Season your halibut. hazelwood4 from Owensboro, Kentucky on December 11, 2011: Hi Paul, This recipe for fillet mignon looks absolutely delightful! Paul Edmondson (author) from Burlingame, CA on May 29, 2017: If it's at 125 degrees, pull it and let it rest. Question: We are going to the mountains to camp where a Weber grill is provided. for 45 min, so I added a minute to the grilling times. You want to preheat your grill and grill grate, clean the grate well with a grill brush, and finally oil the grate. Times on a 500-degree grill. I doubt it does, but why take the chance? Momma Mia! Your email address will not be published. I'll fix it up. Heat the grill to (500 degrees), and scrub it with a wire brush if it's dirty. This dish is great over rice cooked in broth with a side of green peas. When barbecuing beef, you don’t have to worry about it being under cooked unless it is minced or a burger. I add a small dollop of butter to the top after the flip. Less seasoning, less grilling time, less flipping, less poking and prodding…you get the point. I appreciate your skills in presenting it, even though I am a vegetarian and do not eat non-veg. I heard ‘great flip chief’ and ‘that’s a fine cut of meat’ so many times I literally couldn’t even respond the boys with a classic ‘that’s right sport.’ Best night of my life would rate a 74/52. Grilled 1 1/2 inch thick filets exactly as directed on this site and had one of the best steaks ever--they came out perfectly medium- rare. My son will really love this hub 'tho, and will pass it on to him. IMPS (Institutional Meat Purchase Specifications) and NAMP (North American Meat Processors) numbers, which are the same, typically are used by foodservice operators (including restaurants) when purchasing wholesale beef from meat processors. Cooking times will vary but will generally be 4-7 minutes for rare, 6-9 minutes for medium-rare. Combine monkfish fillets with marinade in a sealable plastic bag. Thank you so much for sharing this. These classic variations will come out delicious on the grill if you follow the instructions above. 4 4-to-5 ounce redfish fillets, skin on one side. Cooking lobster tails on the grill is also a great technique because you can add the grill lines on your lobster tails for an added effect for your guests. For more information on how it’s cut and on the merits of grass-fed versus corn-fed filet, see my other article on filet mignon. The best way to upset your steak is to cook it too long. He is currently grilling and smoking on a Komodo Kamado Ultimate 23. I have personally grilled T-bone steaks med-well on a ceramic topped infrared burner and the plate filled with moisture when I cut the filet and the strip off the bone because the intense heat sears so fast no moisture can escape. Prepare the grill for two zone or direct/indirect grilling using lump charcoal. This is your easiest step, once it's seasoned just leave it on the kitchen counter. It won't. Getting perfect crisscrosses on the steak takes a little practice. 12oz steak cooked perfectly. See? Gently lift, flip and set it back down in the same spot and leave it alone again for about 2 more minutes. If you’re cooking fish fillets, place them in a well-greased grill basket (Weber Deluxe Grilling Basket, $21.99, Amazon). First time cooking fillet on the grill followed the receip to the tee Lola came out perfect. Check out some of our other grilling recipes to get more ideas for your next cookout, including chicken. There is nothing worst than a $15 piece of beef jerky. That was spot on and it was the absolute best and easiest steak I’ve ever had!! The only exception to this rule is if you have to play firefighter and splash a little water on a pesky flame. It will result in a well-done little brick. Remember the keys to perfectly grilled filet mignon: start with room-temperature steak, heat the grill well, and use a meat thermometer. Place steak on the grill and close lid. In that light, why would someone rave then give only one flame? Figure another 4-5 minutes after you flip the tail. Venkatachari M from Hyderabad, India on February 08, 2017: Very great recipe guide with an elaborative instruction and for cooking the recipe in a perfect manner. The. If it cooks with smoke it's barbecue. So there is no need to panic, filet mignon is such a prime cut of meat that it is very easy to grill a masterpiece, especially if you purchase high quality and all-natural filets. Fire up the grill. I am using 6-8 oz. ! Here is a look at how you can grill filet mignon to delicious perfection: Prep the Beef Tenderloin. Filet Mignon…even the name sounds intimidating. Remember, you can always throw it back on for a few more minutes. Voted up and useful. Lots of people overcook their meat because they think that pulling it off at 130 or 140 degrees will result in a medium rare steak. While the meat rests, the internal temperature typically rises an additional ten degrees. Season the steak with salt and pepper, and make a small slit in the side of the fillet about two inches wide that reaches past the center point of the steak. It can also be grilling if the heat is direct. Voted up & useful. And I say this being a... (oh dear)...uh...well...a vegetarian. Thank you for sharing this useful and informative recipe Hub. Perfect Filets tonight. Made this last night. I loved it so much and it tasted like i was eating it at a restaraunt. What are industry IDs American food retailers and foodservice operators use standardized systems to eliminate confusion about the names of cuts of meat. When grilling filet mignon (and almost any other grilled steak for that matter), less is definitely more. I got it used, converted it to natural gas and put new burners in it. on January 05, 2012: Hey Paul - All of your hubs are awesome and this one is no exception. This sets the grill up for indirect grilling. The best way to get perfect sear marks is to know how hot your grill gets. Transfer to grill and cook for 5 minutes with the lid down. Tenderloin is great at room temperature. Thanks for the simple easy to follow directions. However, these instructions work great with a gas or charcoal grill which is what I typically use to cook filet mignon. I am a huge fan of grilled steak, and you've covered some great tips here. Good useful info in this hub Paul. It’s cut from the beef tenderloin, but it may also be in stores cut in steaks and labeled beef tenderloin (Filet mingon and beef tenderloin steaks are the same thing). So general rule of thumb is, if it looks good enough to eat it usually is.you can use the gilling times and temps as a guide. Paul Edmondson (author) from Burlingame, CA on January 25, 2012: Pan fried steak is underestimated. good recipe however the picture shows a filet wrapped in bacon, I haven’t tried this yet, but it makes sense to keep it simple. Do I take it off and put it back on 20 minutes before giving it a rest or what? Sorry Dad, that’s not true for steak…. Small fillets work best for this so the bacon wraps completely around the steak. Beginners run into problems because they get to the end of the grilling session and realize the meat isn't done. Answer: If you have a chimney starter, use that to light the coals. What do you use tinfoil for - preventing flareups? (Swishing the tail back and forth as I graze on green grass.). Thanks! Set the barbecue up to the lowest temperature possible (250 degrees) and grill the meat low and slow. Moooooo! Preheat oven to 400 degrees. NEVER close the lid! My beef tenderloin is at 125 and I have an hour to go before I serve it. Grilling Perfect Steak Instructions. It's pretty nice. The key is to keep it simple and let the tenderness and flavor of this awesome cut of beef shine through. Thanks!! Fish N' Tails Oyster BarA Friendly Neighborhood Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar Great lunch specials, fresh fish, full bar, excellent service, reasonable prices, and a great atmosphere with outdoor patio await you at this new local hot spot. Never put filet mignon directly out of the refrigerator onto the grill because the steak won't cook evenly. Save the course salt for the end, some say it draws out juices. Now that it is on the platter, let it rest again for 2 - 3 minutes (which will now seem like 2 hours!). Barbecue. Now it is time to check your steak for the perfect doneness. Really appreciate it. Make sure the barbecue grate is fully heated before grilling. mathira from chennai on December 09, 2011: Stephanie Marshall from Bend, Oregon on December 09, 2011: Paul, nice hub! The filet is cut from the tenderloin and the average cow only contains 4 – 6 pounds of it, hence the cost. For a medium-rare filet, transfer it over to the direct, "hot" side of the grill when its temperature reaches 110° to 115° F. Sear the meat on both sides, using tongs to flip the filet when necessary. Flames are like stars? Anyway I cooked them 3 min per each move of the steak ( 6 min per side) since the outsides were still rare I then tipped them on their sides and rolled them on the grill til outside was browned about 2 more minutes . At the very end of the last two-and-a-half minute grilling period, insert the thermometer from the side of the steak and get a temperature reading. Is that with the lid down? Very good. Using a pair of tongs, place the steak on the grill (it must be hot enough to make it sizzle right off) over high heat and close the lid. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. How do we know when its time to throw the steaks on? This plays havoc on the juices inside so we need to give it some time to collect itself. Remove from the grill … served with some bernaise sauce. Grilling lobster tails is a great technique for that unique char flavor. * Note: Prime filet mignon vs choice cut filet are very similar. If you are a charcoal griller, follow this guide for. We are going to use direct heat to grill this delicious steak, so fire up your grill and set it and leave it at the highest temperature setting. Here is how to grill perfect filet mignon. But what's up with not using any aluminum foil on the grill? Gulp. There - I said it. Worked “perfectly” according to my wife. You don’t have to pay a lot of money or get real fancy when grilling steak, just focus on technique. Also remember to throw in some grilled chicken for those guests or family members that don’t eat red meat. Remove from the grill onto a platter and … Once it's clean, spray it with a little oil to keep the filet from sticking to the grill. Not to fear though, we will show you how easy it can be with step by step directions. 3 cloves garlic, minced or grated. Grilling Herb-Marinated Yellowtail Place the herbs, garlic, shallots, red pepper, and juice in a blender. For most people, they just want something tasty to eat. Your beautiful filet has been through a traumatic experience. On my Kamado grill with oak wood as the fuel, I can get the grill temperature near 1000 degrees as well, although I suspect that this intense of heat isn't great for my grill. Setting up your grill for salmon fillets follows the same basic best practices for grilling anything else. Paul Edmondson (author) from Burlingame, CA on December 11, 2011: The grill is a kenmore. Bring to room temperature: The first step is to remove the filet mignon from … The photo of the medium rare steak looks mouthwatering to me! Required fields are marked *. So they continue to grill and to avoid one side getting too done, they continue to flip the meat. Let it sit for at least 45 minutes. Audrey Hunt from Idyllwild Ca. Fillet steaks can be grilled or fried, served simply with sea salt and black pepper or with a sauce such as a Béarnaise, peppercorn or mushroom. Season the steak and prepare the lobster tails. Take the meat out of the refrigerator two hours before grilling. Now, it's time to enjoy your dinner. Answer: That’s a beef tenderloin. Grill flesh side down for approximately 5-7 minutes, then flip. Repeat Step 5 on this side now! Many purists think it's sacrilegious to pierce a steak with a thermometer, for fear of losing all the succulent juices. Grill the steaks over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, until cooked to your desired doneness, 11 to 13 minutes for medium rare, turning once (if flare-ups occur, move the steaks temporarily over indirect heat). NEVER puncture your steak! During the last two minutes of grilling (gas grilling or charcoal), place a quarter-inch pad of butter on top of the steak and let it melt. wytegarillaz from Australia on December 08, 2011: Love meat cooked on the bbq !Tastes really good. Notice how the flames are extending toward the grill and almost touching the steaks. Pan-fry monkfish fillets along with marinade for five minutes on each side, or until the color turns from translucent white to solid white. But always check it after 4 minutes – that’s the magic time when it may be done enough … That said, grilling at a low heat, with the tenderloin positioned indirectly, it takes about 45 minutes to a bit over an hour. $8 filet mignons cooked like this vs. $32 in a restaurant…omg, this was SO MUCH BETTER!!!! Before you even touch that steak, let’s look at what you should never, ever do to that poor juicy steak. , Your email address will not be published. Once the meat is pulled from the grill, let it rest for ten minutes before serving. Even though USDA recommends a higher temperature for a medium-rare steak, I find pulling my steak off the grill at 120 to 125 degrees results in a perfect medium rare steak, just the way I like it—because after you pull it, it continues to cook, and the temperature continues to rise. Many thanks. Jason Marovich from United States on December 08, 2011: I agree that grilling meat of this quality should be very lightly seasoned. Let’s break this thing down so you can see how easy this is going to be. Grill the steak over direct heat for 5 minutes per side or until a nice sear, and then … Less IS more when grilling filet mignon. Try a less expensive cut of meat next time. You will know she is ready when you can't hold your hand 2 inches above the grates for more than 5 seconds (don't try and be tough, you know it hurts…). Place your halibut in a baking dish. 6 tablespoons soft butter, or olive oil. Easy grilled redfish tails. Transfer the fillets to a serving plate and spoon the reserved herb mixture over the top of the fillets. BBQ aficionados call this the reverse sear and it produces unbelievable results. Most captains of the grill panic at the shear mention of this great piece of meat. Slight typo, if you care: "To avoid one side getting two done" should be "too". Very easy to make don’t be afraid just follow the directions . Thank you! Use an internal meat thermometer and pull it at 120 degrees. My Dad used to say “if you are looking, you are not cooking”. While an insignificant dribble of juice will escape when the meat is pricked, using an accurate thermometer is well worth it, if, as a beginning griller, you want to know when to pull off your steak. Beef filet (tail piece) (these are usually 1/2 lb or less) 1 Tb olive oil 1 Pat butter 2 oz dry red wine Spices (can vary, sage, rosemary, savory) plus a little salt / pepper to taste After about 2 minutes (for medium-rare, a little more for Medium), lift, turn your steak 90 degrees and then set it back down for another 3 minutes (again, for medium-rare, a little more if you have to have it more done). We love to grill steaks, turkey burgers, chicken, seafood and veggies. Easy Grilled Lobster Tails for Two (20 minutes) • Zona Cooks And PS, I don’t do reviews…. Everyone raved! All we are doing here is creating those cool looking grill marks. Great. And I even voted up and across the board as it is so well done with the photos and all. I know some people like their beef well done, but, in my opinion, filet mignon should be served medium rare at 125 degrees. 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