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TENDERLOIN STEAK DISH

Tenderloin Steak Dish

Filet Mignon is a first-rate cut of beef that is renowned for its tender texture and mild flavor. It's a popular choice among steak enthusiasts and is a staple menu item at fine dining establishments due to its premium quality. Prepared from the smaller end of the tenderloin, it exudes a luxurious eating experience with its delicately soft nature. A Filet Mignon dish, properly cooked, should be seared to perfection on the outside with a succulent, almost melt-in-your-mouth texture on the inside. It can be enjoyed plain, though often it's served with sauces or accompaniments like mushrooms, onions or wine reduction to enhance its natural flavors.
#71
IN RED MEAT
247
CAL / 100G
$0.54
AVG / OZ
Tenderloin Steak Dish
1%
CARBS
48%
FAT
51%
PROTEIN
Tenderloin Steak Dish FAQ
The most common questions when cooking a Filet Mignon revolve around its preparation, cooking time, and flavor enhancement techniques. A frequent mistake is overcooking - given that it's so lean, it's easy to dry it out, resulting in a tough and chewy steak. The trick to getting the most out of the dish is to ensure an excellent sear on the outside while keeping it juicy and succulent on the inside. This can be achieved by letting the steak come to room temperature before cooking, seasoning generously, using a well-preheated pan or grill, and not hesitating to use a meat thermometer to ensure perfect doneness. A little known tip is to baste the Filet Mignon with butter and fresh herbs during the last couple of minutes of cooking, to add both flavor and shine to the steak. Also, allowing it to rest post-cooking enables redistribution of the juices, leading to a tastier outcome.
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Health Info
Macros
0g
CARBS
31g
FAT
32g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
KETO
MEDITERRANEAN
LOW CARB
Contains these allergens
MILK
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