Cut potato lengthwise in half, then cut each half into 3 or 4 wedges. Toss potatoes in olive oil and arrange on a shallow roasting pan
Sprinkle with fresh minced thyme, and sea salt
Pat the filet dry with a paper towel, and coat with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
Place in a preheated skillet on medium- high and sear all sides... approx 5 minutes total
Transfer the filet to a roasting pan or dish, lined with foil and over the sliced shallots
Roast the filet in the oven at 450degrees along with the potatoes for approx 7-10 more minutes
Using a meat thermometer, check center temperature of meat and remove from oven when just over 125 degrees (rare)
Transfer the filet to a cutting board, cover loosely with aluminum foil and let stand for 5 minutes.