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Filet Mignon and Shrimp

Filet Mignon and Shrimp is an easy surf-n-turf dish perfect for special occasions. Medium rare beef tenderloin steaks are topped with shrimp, buttery mayo and Parmesan sauce, and savory seasonings.

This cast iron skillet filet mignon and shrimp is a low carb recipe and is ready in just 30 minutes and makes a great lunch, dinner, or impressive romantic date night meal.

This recipe is moderately low-carb, but not necessarily by Keto extreme low-carb guidelines.

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Shrimp Parmesan Filet Mignon

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How to make Filet Mignon with Shrimp Parmesan

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Sprinkle the filet mignon beef tenderloin steaks with salt and fresh ground pepper and set aside.

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Filet Mignon medallions

In a medium bowl, whisk together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise, dried chopped chives, Old Bay Seasoning, and dried basil. Click for Old Bay Seasoning.

a bowl filled with parmesan cheese, butter, mayo, chives, old bay seasoning, and basil mixed together

Gently fold the shrimp into the mayo mixture.

raw shrimp stirred into a parmesan cheese mixture in a bowl

Preheat a medium cast iron skillet over medium heat. Click for a medium cast iron skillet.

Add the cooking oil and the seasoned beef tenderloin filets. Cook for 2 minutes on each side.

two filet mignon beef tenderloin steaks cooking in a cast iron skillet
Filet mignon in cast iron skillet

Remove the skillet from the heat and top each filet with the shrimp Parmesan mixture, divided evenly.

two filet mignon beef tenderloin steaks topped with shrimp and parmesan cheese mixture cooking in a cast iron skillet

Place the skillet in the oven for 12 – 15 minutes or until the topping turns golden brown. The filet mignon internal temp should be 135°F for medium-rare and 145°F for medium.

Remove from the oven and transfer to serving plates.

Top each with fresh chopped parsley and fresh ground black pepper, if desired.

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Cast Iron Skillet Filet Mignon for Two

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Filet Mignon and Shrimp

Filet Mignon and Shrimp is an easy surf-n-turf dish perfect for special occasions. Medium rare beef tenderloin steaks are topped with shrimp, buttery mayo and Parmesan sauce, and savory seasonings. Ready in 30 minutes!
4.47 from 15 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Beef
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 808 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 filet mignon beef tenderloin steaks (4 – 6 ounces each)
  • Course sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon butter (room temperature)
  • cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon dried chopped chives
  • teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ pound shrimp (peeled, deveined, and tails removed)
  • 1 teaspoon cooking oil
  • Fresh chopped parsley (for garnish)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Sprinkle the filet mignon beef tenderloin steaks with the salt and fresh ground pepper and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise, dried chopped chives, Old Bay Seasoning, and dried basil. Click for Old Bay Seasoning.
  • Gently fold the shrimp into the mayo mixture.
  • Preheat a medium cast iron skillet over medium heat. Click for a medium cast iron skillet.
  • Add the cooking oil and the seasoned beef tenderloin filets. Cook for 2 minutes on each side.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and top each filet with the shrimp Parmesan mixture, divided evenly.
  • Place the skillet in the oven for 12 – 15 minutes or until the topping turns golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer to serving plates.
  • Top each with fresh chopped parsley and fresh ground black pepper, if desired.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 808kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 55gFat: 63gSaturated Fat: 25gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 300mgSodium: 1260mgPotassium: 678mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.3gVitamin A: 655IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 375mgIron: 5mg
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Shrimp Parmesan Filet Mignon Recipe for Two
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Karen

Sunday 22nd of November 2020

I made this for my husband's birthday dinner and we both loved it. Will definitely be making it again!

Zona

Sunday 22nd of November 2020

Hi Karen, I'm so glad you both enjoyed this recipe, thank you!