What is the calorie count for an average filet mignon?


Quick Answer

The average size of a filet mignon is 6 ounces, and it contains about 242 calories uncooked. The calorie count is changed considerably by cooking methods, as well as any sauces used on the meat.

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Full Answer

When grilled or baked with only light seasonings and no oil, a filet mignon retains its uncooked calorie count. Salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder impact the calorie count only marginally. Savory herbs can be used without a large increase in calories. However, using oil or butter adds calories. Creating a reduction or other sauce also increases the number of calories in the finished steak.

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