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Bacon Wrapped Filets with Bacon Fat Fries sitting on a cutting board so that we can slice and serve them.
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Bacon Wrapped Filets with Bacon Fat Fries

Bacon Wrapped Filets with Bacon Fat Fries for a delicious meal of steak and fries.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 People
Author: Derek Wolf



  • 3 Filet Mignon
  • 3-4 Bacon Slices
  • 1.25 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 1.25 tbsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • Canola Oil as needed

Bacon Fat Fries:

  • 3 cups Rendered Bacon Fat
  • 2-3 Russet Potatoes cut into fries
  • 1.5 tbsp Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1.5 tbsp Chopped Parsley


  • Carefully wrap one whole slice of bacon around each filet and pin with a toothpick, string or a grilling pin.
  • Slather your steaks with oil and season with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • Place the steaks in the fridge for 40 minutes to dry brine.
  • Pull the steaks out of the fridge 15 minutes before cooking to come to room temperature.
  • Next, slice your potatoes into fries/wedges and place them in a bowl of ice water. Let them soak until you are ready to start cooking.
  • Preheat your grill to medium high heat (around 375F) for direct grilling.
  • Heat up a dutch oven/skillet with rendered bacon fat until it is 350F.
  • Dry off your fries and add them to the skillet.
  • Cook the for about 3-4 minutes per side. Once the fries are golden brown and soft on the inside, place them on a plate with a paper towel to catch the excess oil.
  • Add the fries to a bowl along with some salt and toss to evenly coat them. Keep warm until ready to serve.
  • Next, add your steaks to the grill to cook for 3-3.5 minutes per side or until 120F internal.
  • Make sure to sear off the bacon as well to get nice and crispy. Once the steaks are done, pull off and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Next, toss the fries with some grated parmesan and chopped parsley.
  • Once the steaks are rested, slice them up and serve with the fries. Enjoy!



Calories: 2818kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 282g | Saturated Fat: 111g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 29g | Monounsaturated Fat: 126g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 360mg | Sodium: 3545mg | Potassium: 1234mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 213IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 6mg