Filet Mignon With Madeira Pan Sauce With Mustard and Anchovies

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven 450°F.
  2. Heat a skillet (not nonstick) over high heat until very hot.
  3. Rub steaks with oil and then salt and pepper.
  4. Sear steaks without moving until nice and brown and crust has formed about 3 minutes each side.
  5. Place steaks on a baking sheet place in oven 2-4 minutes very rare-4-6 minutes rare-6-8 minutes medium rare.
  6. While baking make sauce.
  7. When steaks are done put on a platter cover and let rest 5 minutes.
  8. In skillet the steaks were in heat pan medium low heat.
  9. Add shallots stir until soft.
  10. Add Madeira and rest of the ingredients.
  11. Scrape up the bits in pan.
  12. Simmer until reduced to 1/3 cup.
  13. Stir in butter.
  14. Serve over steaks.


Most Helpful

This was delicious. Unfortunately I did not have any filet mignon, but i had a very nice small black angus thick cut steak that I used instead. Fast and simple to prepare with great flavor..would be great for a dinner party. I will keep this recipe.

Kelly M. September 21, 2003

We thought this sauce was nice. It was easy to prepare with ingredients I typically have on hand. I used filet mignon and followed all instructions and ingredients as posted. Thanks.

Dr. Jenny April 19, 2009

This was so good! I used a red onion because the store didn't have a shallot & also used whole anchovy's that we mashed. I used red wine. I'm going to try it again and see how it turns out with all the exact ingredients. Thanks NovaLee!

Teresa in Charleston January 20, 2008

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