Cooking filet mignon in oven

Filet mignon is a delicious dish and there are several ways for cooking filet mignon in oven. Cooking filet mignon in oven is one of the best ways to insure that the steak has been cooked properly.

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The first thing to do for cooking filet mignon in oven is to prepare the oven. Even though filet mignon can be prepared in grill, the oven is a better option. If you are cooking filet mignon in oven, then it involves just two processes. The first step is to sear the steak. The next step is to cook the steak in the oven. The advantage of searing is that it adds color, texture and flavor to the steak. Once the steak has been completely seared, all you have to do is to keep it inside the oven and cook it. As simple as that! The oven is a best option because it applies heat from all the sides evenly.

The cooking recipe prescribes two ways of choosing the pan. One is a pan that has been preheated in the oven and the other is a pan that has been heated directly on the stove. For cooking filet mignon in oven, a non stick pan is usually preferred. It prevents the ingredients from sticking onto the pan thus preventing loss of ingredients.

Next comes the ingredients. The most important ingredient is mushroom sauce as it adds great taste to the steak. Steak and mushroom sauce is a wonderful combination. Other ingredients include filet mignons, bacon, vegetable oil, sliced mushrooms, minced garlic, red wine, butter and freshly grinded pepper.

Now here goes the recipe for cooking filet mignon in oven.

* The oven must be preheated to about 380 degrees F. doing this prepares the oven for the cooking process.
* Rub all the sides of the steak with salt and pepper to enhance the taste.
* One strip of bacon is secured around each filet mignon with the help of tooth picks to keep it safe.
* The next step is to place a steel pan which is a non stick pan.
* Add necessary vegetable oil in suitable amount.
* Once the pan gets hot, add the steaks to it and do not move it here and there in the pan. Allow it to cook for about 3 minutes. Flip the steaks and continue to heat them in the pan for another 3 more minutes.
* The next step is to keep the steaks in the oven and allow it to cook for 5 minutes.
* Now, remove the steaks from the oven and place it on a pan and cover it with aluminum foil.
* Add some red wine or sauce or any other thing to the pan and stir it.
* Now, remove the aluminum foil and add the red wine to the steaks for the flavor.
* Serve hot for best taste.

Thus, the general tips for cooking filet mignon in oven have been discussed.

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