Showing posts with label seafood. Show all posts
Showing posts with label seafood. Show all posts

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Surf & Turf for Two / #SundaySupper

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and with it comes the usual questions about how to celebrate. Should you eat out? Which restaurant should you choose? How much should you spend? This year make it easy and celebrate at home with a meal you won't soon forget! Surf and Turf for Two! It's easier than you think! One of the easiest parts of preparing this meal is the fact that the shrimp is almost all prep, with 2-3 minutes of cooking, and the steak can be cooked on the grill, which you probably know how to do already. If it is too cold to be outside grilling, cook it in a pan on your stove. The sides take care of themselves. Plus, you will have great leftovers!

Surf and Turf for Two
(printable recipe at end of post)

1 Beef Round London Broil  2.24 lbs
Zesty Italian Dressing
A-1  
16-20 ct Uncooked Shrimp
Shrimp Boil Oil
Cocktail Sauce
2 Lemon Wedges
Fresh Mushrooms
2-3 Onion Slices
Various Small Potatoes
Fresh Broccoli 

Begin by marinating your steak. Pour equal parts of dressing and A1 on to the top of your steak.
Use two forks and continuously pierce the top of the meat with the forks. Flip the meat over and do the same to the other side. This takes a little time, but it is worth it for the great flavor. Don't be afraid of over doing stabbing the meat. This can be done early in the day, then just wrapped and refrigerated until you are ready to cook. 
You can prepare your shrimp earlier in the day also. The first thing to do peel the shrimp. I set the shrimp in a bowl, and let the cold water run over it as I peel all the the shrimp. Then I go back and devein the shrimp. Even if the shrimp is advertised as deveined, I like to devein the inner side of the shrimp also. It is not necessary, it's just a thing I do, and it's up to you. Once done, you can cook it right away because you are making cocktail shrimp.
Boil water in a pan that is large enough for all the shrimp.. Follow the directions on the bottle of shrimp boil, but it will probably tell you to boil the water, then once boiling, add the shrimp boil oil and then the shrimp. It will only cook for about 2-3 minutes. Don't overcook it. It will be too tough and chewy.
As you pour the shrimp into the colander let cold water run over the shrimp. Have a water bath ready. Fill a big bowl half way with ice, add the shrimp and cover with more ice. Add water to the bowl, and let the ice chill the shrimp completely. 
About 30 minutes before you want to eat, boil water for your potatoes, and cook them until you can pierce them to the center. Saute the mushrooms and onion slices, in a frying pan with butter. Cook the broccoli. 
As your sides are coming together, get you meat on the grill. I like to flip the meat over every 2-3 minutes for a total time of 15 minutes for medium rare. I use a timer to do this because I am easily distracted by others.
Slice down some of your steak before you plate it. It makes it so easy to serve. 
Prepare 2 little bowls with cocktail sauce and a lemon wedge, and place some shrimp around the edges.
Place the steak, the potatoes, and the vegetables on the main plate. Don't forget the broccoli like I did.! I even mentioned to my husband that I should have made something green for the plate, and it still did not dawn on me that the broccoli was still on the stove. I found it after dinner. It was fine, and I used it for soup the next day!

Thanks for joining me today! Scroll down a little and you will find  more tasty recipes from the Sunday Supper family.
Thank you to Candace, from Authentically Candace for hosting today!

Chicken Recipes

Pasta Recipes

Pork Recipes

Red Meat Recipes

Seafood Recipes

Veggie Recipes

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Surf & Turf for Two

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Beef Round London Broil 2.24 lbs
  • Zesty Italian Dressing
  • A-1
  • 16-20 ct Uncooked Shrimp
  • Shrimp Boil Oil
  • Cocktail Sauce
  • 2 Lemon Wedges
  • Fresh Mushrooms
  • 2-3 Onion Slices
  • Various Small Potatoes
  • Fresh Broccoli

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Begin by marinating your steak. Pour equal parts of dressing and A1 on to the top of your steak.
  2. Use two forks and continuously pierce the top of the meat with the forks. Flip the meat over and do the same to the other side. This takes a little time, but it is worth it for the great flavor. Don't be afraid of over doing stabbing the meat. This can be done early in the day, then just wrapped and refrigerated until you are ready to cook.
  3. You can prepare your shrimp earlier in the day also. The first thing to do peel the shrimp. I set the shrimp in a bowl, and let the cold water run over it as I peel all the the shrimp. Then I go back and devein the shrimp. Even if the shrimp is advertised as deveined, I like to devein the inner side of the shrimp also. It is not necessary, it's just a thing I do, and it's up to you. Once done, you can cook it right away because you are making cocktail shrimp.
  4. Boil water in a pan that is large enough for all the shrimp.. Follow the directions on the bottle of shrimp boil, but it will probably tell you to boil the water, then once boiling, add the shrimp boil oil and then the shrimp. It will only cook for about 2-3 minutes. Don't overcook it. It will be too tough and chewy. As you pour the shrimp into the colander let cold water run over the shrimp. Have a water bath ready. Fill a big bowl half way with ice, add the shrimp and cover with more ice. Add water to the bowl, and let the ice chill the shrimp completely.
  5. About 30 minutes before you want to eat, boil water for your potatoes, and cook them until you can pierce them to the center. Saute the mushrooms and onion slices, in a frying pan with butter. Cook the broccoli.
  6. As your sides are coming together, get you meat on the grill. I like to flip the meat over every 2-3 minutes for a total time of 15 minutes for medium rare. I use a timer to do this because I am easily distracted by others.
  7. Slice down some of your steak before you plate it. It makes it so easy to serve.
  8. Prepare 2 little bowls with cocktail sauce and a lemon wedge, and place some shrimp around the edges.
  9. Place the steak, the potatoes, and the vegetables on the main plate. Enjoy!
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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Seared Scallops with Shredded Manchego and a Bleu Cheese Crumble / #SundaySupper

Today we are all about Spanish Tapas with these Seared Scallops with Shredded Manchego and a Bleu Cheese Crumble! If you haven't experienced tapas, you will want to give it a try! Tapas is a plate of fun, tasty and pretty small bites, all rolled into one. A real feast for your senses, tapas can be hot or cold, and is usually served with wine, beer or sherry. Many times it is enjoyed by creating several different dishes and making them a meal. A great way to do tapas is to make some "do ahead" recipes, like roasted almonds and vegetable dip, and then add in an entree type dish or two, like these seared scallops, and a small bite meat dish. Check out the recipes at the end of this post to find a variety of yummy tapas plates to try!

Seared Scallops w/ Shredded Manchego and a Bleu Cheese Crumble
(printed recipe)

3 tablespoons Olive Oil
3 tablespoons Orange Juice
1 tablespoons Honey
1 tablespoon Fresh Dill
4 ounces Manchego, shredded  
1 pound Fresh Scallops
1-2 tablespoons Butter
Lettuce
4 ounces Bleu Cheese, crumbles



Whisk together the Olive Oil, Orange Juice and Honey. Refrigerate.
Chop up the dill and lettuce. Shred the Manchego Cheese.
Rinse the scallops. Heat butter in a pan on medium high heat. As scallops and the butter start to brown, turn them over to cook on the other side. 
Once the scallops are done cooking, place the shredded lettuce on the plate or tray, and top with the scallops. Sprinkle with the manchego cheese, bleu cheese and dill. Drizzle with orange vinaigrette. 


Enjoy your tapas and the tapas experience!


Scroll down to see all the Tapas recipes from Sunday Supper family members, and a big Thank you! to our host, Caroline, from Caroline's Cooking!


Para Empezar, Las Tapas (Appetizers/tapas) -
Postres (Desserts) -
Bebidas (Drinks) -
Plus Alcachofas al Ajillo – Garlicky Artichokes – and Spanish Tapas Recipes from Sunday Supper Movement
Sunday Supper MovementJoin the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter on Sunday! We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm ET. Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. To get more great Sunday Supper Recipes, visit our website or check out our Pinterest board

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Crusted Seafood Mushroom Caps/#Foodie Extravaganza

We are a house divided when it comes to mushrooms. My husband is a lover of the fab fungi, but I absolutely am not. However, I do love cooking my husbands favorite foods, and that is how these Crusted Seafood Mushroom Caps came to be. You start with a base of button mushrooms, sauteed in butter until golden brown, then stuffed with a mix of cream cheese, crab, green onion, and Queso, and topped with a tempura battered shrimp. You won't be disappointed!
Crusted Seafood Mushroom Caps

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Our Appetizer-Garlic Shrimp!

This weeks appetizer is a favorite. It's simple, fast, and always has a great presentation. One other thing about it- It can be served with fancy meals, casual suppers, or party buffets. It's versatile and delicious, hot or cold!
Olive Oil
Lemon
Butter
1 tbsp. Fresh flat leaf Parsley
Salt & Pepper
Dried Tomato Halves
1 Garlic Clove
4 pieces uncooked Jumbo Shrimp
Crusty French Bread 
If your shrimp is frozen, run it under cold water for
about 5-7 minutes. It will thaw.
These shrimp have shells.
Pull the shells off of the shrimp. Leave the tails on. 
You can leave the tails on by leaving the shell of the tail, plus
the nest section on the shrimp while they are cooked.
This is simply done for presentation.
Chop the one clove of garlic.
Take 1 half of a dried tomato. Put the half in a bowl 
and pour boiling water over it. Let it sit to rehydrate
for about 2 minutes. Drain the water.
Finely chop the rehydrated tomato.
Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and 2 tablespoons of butter.
After the butter is melted, Add the chopped garlic and 
the chopped tomato. Let it cook for 1-2 minutes until
the garlic and chopped tomato are soft.
Add the shrimp to your pan and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Don't cook any longer. If cooked too long, shrimp 
becomes tough tasting. Sprinkle the chopped parsley
onto the shrimp. Season with salt & pepper.
Plate the shrimp and garnish with lettuce,
lemon wedges, and bread slices.
Enjoy!

Thank you for joining me today!
Let me know how you like your shrimp!!

Tomorrow we will be preparing fruit bites for
the salad portion of our meal. Fruit is so tasty right
now, it's sure to be delicious!

See you then!

See you tomorrow