Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

steakmag December 10, 2014 Comments Off on Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon
Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

Ingredients:

  • 2 (8-to10-ounce) filets, 2 inches thick
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • 2 thin bacon slices
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Pat each filet dry with paper towels and liberally season both sides with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  2. Wrap each filet with a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  3. In an ovenproof skillet over medium-high, heat the butter and oil. Add the filets and sear until nicely browned on each side, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer the pan to the oven and cook until the filets are medium-rare, about 10 minutes (or longer depending on your preference of doneness).
  4. Remove the pan from the oven and loosely tent with foil. Allow the filets to rest 5 minutes before serving.

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