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Filet - Cooking Instructions

Char-grilled Open Flame Cooking Recommendations


  • Pre-heat grill to about 450 degrees and pre-season steaks before cooking.
  • Place steak on pre-heated grill and allow to cook to 2 to 6 minutes depending on doneness desired.
  • Follow suggested total cooking times below and keep in mind that steaks should be flipped 3 to 4 times to evenly cook.
  • Flip steak over and allow cook for 2 - 6 minutes.
  • Flip steak over and turn about 45 degree angle to achieve diamond marks and allow cook for 2 - 6 minutes.
  • Flip steak and allow to cook to desire doneness. Use thermometer to check correct temperature of doneness.

Suggested Total Cooking Time on 450 Degree Open Flame Broiler

6 oz Filet

RARE: 6 - 8 min 120° - Cool center, red interior

MEDIUM RARE: 8 - 10 min 130° - Warmer center, red throughout

MEDIUM: 10 - 12 min 140° - Warm, pink center

MEDIUM WELL: 12 - 14 min 150° - Hot, slightly pink center

WELL DONE: 15 - 16 min 160°+ - Hot, fully cook throughout

8 oz Filet

RARE: 8 - 9 min 120° - Cool center, red interior

MEDIUM RARE: 9 - 11 min 130° - Warmer center, red throughout

MEDIUM: 12 - 14 min 140° - Warm, pink center

MEDIUM WELL: 14 - 16 min 150° - Hot, slightly pink center

WELL DONE: 16 - 18 min 160°+ - Hot, fully cook throughout