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Wood-Fired Filet Mignon

Wood-Fired Filet Mignon

By Traeger Kitchen

Make your backyard the best steak house in town with this freshly cut filet mignon recipe.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

8 Minutes




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Units of Measurment:
12 Ounce filet mignon steaks
1 Tablespoon Jacobsen Salt Co. Cherrywood Smoked Salt
1 Tablespoon black pepper


  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until a fire is established (4-5 minutes). Turn temperature to High and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    Remove steaks from the fridge; pat dry with a paper towel. Rub both sides of the steak generously with Jacobsen Salt and freshly ground black pepper.

    • 12 Ounce filet mignon steaks

    • 1 Tablespoon Jacobsen Salt Co. Cherrywood Smoked Salt

    • 1 Tablespoon black pepper

  • 3

    When grill grates are hot, place steaks on the outer edge of the grill to achieve the best sear marks. Close the lid and cook 8-10 minutes. Cook to an internal temperature of 142 degrees F, then flip once and cook for an additional 1 minute.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    142 ˚F / 61 ˚C

  • 4

    Remove steaks from grill and allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes. This is an important step, to let the juices redistribute. Enjoy!

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