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Air Fryer Filet Mignon Recipe

If you're looking for an easy and delicious way to cook filet mignon, look no further than your air fryer! This method is quick and simple and produces a tender, juicy steak.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: steak
Servings: 2
Calories: 464.99kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi



  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper


  • 8 ounces filet mignon steaks
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  • Make the butter by combining the butter, garlic, rosemary, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.
  • Stir to combine. Place on parchment paper and from a small log. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Season the steaks and allow to sit at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400° F.
  • Add the steaks, and cook for 4 minutes. Flip and cook another 3 to 4 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 130 ° F for medium-rare.
  • (Please note that the actual cook time will depend on the size and thickness of your steaks and desired internal temperature.)
  • Slice the butter.
  • Place the butter on top of the steak and tent it with foil.
  • Allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 464.99kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.87g | Protein: 20.91g | Fat: 41.83g | Saturated Fat: 20.96g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.64g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14.91g | Trans Fat: 0.69g | Cholesterol: 124.53mg | Sodium: 930.31mg | Potassium: 363.94mg | Fiber: 0.18g | Sugar: 0.03g | Vitamin A: 549.92IU | Vitamin C: 0.52mg | Calcium: 18.68mg | Iron: 2.76mg