How To Grill Filet Mignon On A Big Green Egg

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For this recipe we dial up the Big Green Egg and cook our filet hot and fast.

How To Grill Filet Mignon On A Big Green Egg

We build some nice crust and then finish it with wood chips for that nice burst of smoke.

Recipe for Big Green Egg Filet Mignon


Yield: Serves 2 people

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 8-10 Minutes


Measure     Ingredient                                                      Prep Notes      
2 ea              Filet, 8oz, Wagyu                                         Fresh of Defrosted
1 tsp             Oil, Canola / Olive Blend                               
2 tbsp          Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                      This is for BOTH steaks
1 tbsp          Butter, Unsalted                                           Sliced into 2 pats
2 sprigs      Parsley, Curly                                                          

Prep Directions:

Remove steak from package and allow to breathe / rest for 5-10 minutes before seasoning

Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Stir charcoal in the Big Green Egg and Top off with Fresh Charcoal
Clean out ash pit if needed
Open Bottom vent and top vent for maximum air flow during startup process
Make a well in the center of the lump and ignite the charcoal using speedilight starters or an EGGniter
Heat to temp of 550˚ and adjust lower and upper vents to hold at 550˚
While grill is heating up – prep steak as follows
Lightly coat steak on all sides with Canola/Olive oil
Season to taste with Rub-A-Dub
Allow steak to rest for 5 minutes once it has been seasoned
Burp Big Green Egg and Open dome
Add steaks to outside center of the embers and grill for approx. 8 minutes per side
** if you want those signature diamond grill marks, rotate 180˚ on each side after 4 minutes
Flip steaks to the second side after initial 8 minutes of cooking
** If grill is too hot in the center, move steaks more to the outside of the grill great (almost indirect)
Cook steak until it reaches internal temp of 115˚ (this will result in a perfect medium steak)
Remove steaks (using tongs) at 115˚ and place onto a pan or roasting rack
Bring into your kitchen, place on counter and top with 1 pat of butter
Allow butter to melt on steak while resting
For an extra flavor burst, dust each steak with more Rub-A-Dub of desired
Plate steak and garnish

Shopping List

Big Green Egg, Large                                                           Ace SKU – 8797946
Big Green Egg, EGGspander                                                Ace SKU – 8025190
Big Green Egg, Drip Trays                                                    Ace SKU - 8025201
Charcoal, Big Green Egg                                                      Ace SKU – 8697104
Big Green Egg, EGGniter                                                      Ace SKU - 8695330
Thermometer, Big Green Egg                                               Ace SKU – 8025749
Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                    Ace SKU - 8562050
Published on 5/3/2021.
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