No one can say no to a juicy filet mignon steak unless they are vegetarian. Did you know that there are dozens of ways to marinate your steak? A perfect yet simple marinade can enhance the flavor of your beef cut and take your culinary experience to the next level.
Filet mignon is the most tender cut of beef that gives you a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Many people consider it to be the king of steaks. When preparing filet mignon, make sure you know how to bring out the best flavor out of the expensive meat.
The French love filet mignon and they have created dozens of ways to prepare the amazing beef cut. Below you will find 14 best ways to marinate your filet mignon. They are very simple recipes, most require only a few ingredients, but they add so much flavor to your steak. Try them and you will love them all.
1. Sweet Filet Mignon Marinade
This is a fast marinade that will not take much of your time. For two filet mignon steaks, you will need brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of A1 steak sauce, finely chopped garlic, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, oil, and 1/3 cup of ketchup. In this super-easy, super-fast recipe, all you have to do is to mix well all the ingredients in a pan or casserole dish.
Put the steaks in and fully covered in marinade. You should let it marinate for at least an hour. When it’s ready to cook, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bake the steaks for about 20 minutes. Flip them once and remember to pour more sauce over the top so they are all covered in delicious baste. After 20 minutes, switch to boiler mode for 4-5 minutes if you want your steaks to have that charred BBQ look and taste. Serve hot with your favorite side dish.