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Surf and Turf: Grilled Steak With Creamy Shrimp

Thick and juicy grilled steak topped with creamy garlic shrimp sauce. This is a must try for your next summer BBQ

Tips for perfect grilled steak

  • turn on the grill about 10 minutes before you start grilling. To get a nice sear and crispy edges 450 degrees.
  • Let steaks sit out for about 10 minutes before grilling them. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper.
  • Turn the steaks only once this is what will give you a nice crust.
  • Allow steaks to set for 5-10 minutes before cutting the steaks, so the juices don’t run out.

How do you like your Steak?

  • Rare steaks. Soft textured steaks that maintain an indent when pressed will be rare 140 degrees
  • Medium-rare steaks. Steaks with a soft and springy feel will be medium rare — 145 degrees
  • Medium steaks. Steaks with a springy feel will be medium (bounce back up fast) — 160 degrees
  • Well done steaks. Firm steaks are well done — 170 degrees

What to serve with steak and shrimp

  • Mashed potatoes
  • green beans
  • brussels sprouts
  • zucchini
  • broccoli

Surf and Turf: Grilled Steak With Creamy Shrimp


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Thick and juicy grilled steak topped with creamy garlic shrimp sauce.
  • Difficulty:Easy
  • Serves:4

Nutrition per portion

  • 4 1 1/4-to-1 1/2-inch-thick boneless rib-eye, sirloin, or strip steak, whatever your favorite steak is
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil, canola oil
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Creamy Shrimp Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces shrimp, peeled and deviened
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine (or chicken broth)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, freshly shredded
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  1. Remove steaks from the refrigerator and let sit, for about 20 minutes so they can get room temperature.
  2. Heat grill to high. Brush the steaks with oil and sprinkle salt and pepper over them. Place the steaks on the hot grill and cook until desired doneness. Transfer the steaks to a platter and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter in a skillet and add the shrimp and cooking until pink on both sides, about 2-4 minutes per side, set aside.
  4. Add the garlic to the pan and cook, for about a minute. Add the wine or broth to deglaze the pan, allow to reduce to half.
  5. Add the heavy cream and bring to a boil and let simmer for a minute. Stir in cheese and let it melt into the sauce.
  6. Add the shrimp back into the pan; stir in lemon juice serve over the steaks. Sprinkle with parsley and enjoy

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