Garlic-Mustard Filet Mignon

Garlic-Mustard Filet Mignon

This tempting filet mignon is topped with a gourmet pan sauce that is incredibly easy to make. It's not only quick to make but quite impressive.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Rub Worcestershire sauce evenly on both sides of filet mignon steaks, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Step 3

    Heat a large heavy skillet or cast iron pan over high heat until very hot, but not smoking. Add 1 tablespoon butter and swirl to coat the pan.
  4. Step 4

    Brown steak 3 to 5 minutes on one side, then turn and cook an additional 3 to 5 minutes on the other side to medium-rare doneness. Turn only once, and remove steaks.
  5. Step 5

    Make a tinfoil tent over filet mignon to rest the meat and keep warm.
  6. Step 6

    Add the shallots and garlic to the same skillet you used to cook the meat (without cleaning it), stirring for 30 seconds.
  7. Step 7

    Carefully pour in the wine and stir, scraping up the browned bits from the bottom, for about 2 minutes.
  8. Step 8

    Add broth and bring to a slow boil. Cook for 3 minutes.
  9. Step 9

    Add heavy cream and cook until sauce begins to thicken, from 3 to 5 minutes.
  10. Step 10

    Whisk in Dijon mustard until smooth.
  11. Step 11

    Return steaks to pan and warm for 1 minute. Sprinkle with finely chopped chives before serving.