Charcoal-Grilled Filets Mignons

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Charcoal-Grilled Filets Mignons

Why This Recipe Works

Tying any unevenly cut or oddly shaped filets with butcher's twine was the key to uniformly cooked meat for our grilled filets mignons recipe. A hot fire seared the exterior of the steaks, concentrating the flavor by forming a deep brown, c...

Why This Recipe Works

Tying any unevenly cut or oddly shaped filets with butcher's twine was the key to uniformly cooked meat for our grilled filets mignons recipe. A hot fire seared the exterior of the steaks, concentrating the flavor by forming a deep brown, crisp, aromatic crust. To add even more flavor to our grilled filet mignon recipe, we served the steaks with a compound butter.

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Steak and PotatoesSeason 4, Ep. 413

Purchase a good steak and cook it properly, and all it needs is salt and pepper—and, of course, a side of spuds. Unfortunately, many of the inexpensive steaks labeled “great for grilling’’ at the supe...