Apr 22, 2011

Filet Mignon Steaks with Garlicky ShrimpRecipe from Weber's On the Grill™: Steak & Sides by Jamie Purviance

Rating: 5 stars

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Serves: 4 // Prep time: 10 minutes | Grilling time: 16 to 18 minutes

Grocery List

Fresh Produce

  • .25 oz fresh Italian parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 lemons

Meat / Poultry / Seafood

  • 12 oz extra-large shrimp (16/20 count)
  • 4 filet mignon steaks, each about 8 oz and 1½" thick

Oil and Spices

  • .25 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • .5 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2.5 tsp kosher salt


  • .5 cups unsalted butter


  • 4 filet mignon steaks, each about 8 ounces and 1½ inches thick, trimmed of excess fat
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 large garlic cloves, coarsely chopped

  • 12 extra-large shrimp (16/20 count), peeled and deveined, tails left on
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves


  1. Lightly brush the steaks with oil and season evenly with 2 teaspoons of the salt and the pepper. Allow the steaks to stand at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes before grilling.

  2. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F).

  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat the butter and garlic until the butter melts and comes to a boil. Remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.

  4. Place the shrimp in a medium bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of the garlic butter; reserve the remaining butter. Season the shrimp with the lemon zest, the remaining ½ teaspoon salt, and the red pepper flakes.

  5. Brush the cooking grates clean. Grill the steaks over direct medium heat, with the lid closed as much as possible, until cooked to your desired doneness, 11 to 13 minutes for medium rare, turning once (if flare-ups occur, move the steaks temporarily over indirect heat). Remove from the grill and let rest for 3 to 5 minutes.

  6. Grill the shrimp over direct medium heat, with the lid closed as much as possible, until they are firm to the touch, lightly charred, and just turning opaque in the center, about 5 minutes, turning once.

  7. Reheat the butter. Serve the steaks warm topped with shrimp, butter, and parsley.

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Sep 1, 2013

Susan B

Filet Mignon Steaks with Garlicky Shrimp


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