Steak and shrimp provide professional chefs and individuals with many options and ways to combine the two to form a delicious dish. The way you decide to prepare them actually depends on your preference. Since both are rich in protein, most people combine the two with some sort of starch such as rice or veggies like asparagus. These examples just show that many options are available. This article is going to look at five main ways that steak and shrimp go perfectly together.
- Garlic Butter Grilled Steak, Shrimp, and Asparagus
Grilled steak and shrimp mixed together with garlic butter create a perfect dining experience. The first thing you need to do to make this meal is to grill your steak. Your grill needs to be hot, at least 450 degrees Fahrenheit, for you to get a perfectly grilled steak. Consider seasoning the steak with salt and pepper and other ingredients that you might have such as garlic powder, paprika, and chili powder. Afterward, place the steak on the grill to start cooking. After a few minutes, slather your steak with garlic butter to achieve the best garlic butter grilled steak. As the steak rests, grill your shrimp using the remaining butter. When this is done, consider serving your steak with asparagus. Grilled asparagus will offer a better experience.
- Sheet Pan Steak, Shrimp, Potatoes, and Broccoli
To prepare this meal, you will need to start with potatoes, as they ought to precook. Cut your potatoes into small pieces and with olive oil plus garlic powder or salt and pepper. Later, transfer them to sheet pan and cook for about 15 minutes. As they cook, start working on the steaks and broccoli. This step will require you to first season the steak and broccoli using ingredients such as salt, pepper, garlic powder, or paprika. After you are done with this, remove the sheet pan from the oven and add the steak and broccoli to it. Let your potatoes and steak cook for about 8 minutes. As this happens, season the shrimp and add it to the same pan with the potatoes and steak. Broil the three until the shrimp is cooked. Let them rest and serve while hot.
- Steak, Shrimp, and Parsley Potatoes
To prepare this meal, you will need to start out by cooking the potatoes, as they take more time to cook. To do this, consider placing them in a pot with cold water, add some salt, and let them boil for about 8 minutes. As this happens, heat oil in a skillet. Season your steak with salt, pepper, and any other ingredients you might have. When the oil starts to smoke, add the steak to the skillet and let it cook until brown. As you wait for the steak to cook, consider seasoning the shrimp. When the steak is done according to your expectation, transfer it to a plate, and then add shrimp to the skillet and start cooking until brown. When the shrimp is cooked, transfer it to a plate and add the cooked potatoes. Cook and stir the potatoes until they start breaking down. When properly cooked, serve the steak and shrimp with the potatoes.
- Steak and Shrimp with Veggies
To prepare this meal, start by preheating your grill to a medium temperature. Season your steak with salt, pepper, and any other ingredients you might have, and cut the veggies into small portions. Afterward, melt about two tablespoons of butter with pepper and lemon in a pan and season the shrimp with it. Add the veggies you have to a grill skillet and add garlic pepper, butter, and soy sauce. As the veggies cook, sear the steak and place it over indirect heat along with shrimp. As you turn the shrimp, be sure to brush it with pepper and butter up to your desire. You should not forget to toss the vegetables too. When everything is done, serve the steak and shrimp over the vegetables.
- Steak and Shrimp with Parmesan Sauce
For this meal, you will start by making the sauce. To do this, heat the heavy cream using a saucepan and simmer using low heat. Stir in the basil, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. As the sauce is preparing, season the steak to your liking. You should not use intense ingredients for the steak, as your sauce will already be seasoned. Cook the steak using the grill or frying pan until done to your preference. As the steak is cooking, brush some butter and sprinkle seasoning on the shrimp. Afterward, grill the shrimp until done to your liking. When everything is cooked to your preference, serve the steak, shrimp, and the parmesan sauce and enjoy.
On many occasions, steak and shrimp do go well together. However, you must be good at the preparation to ensure everything goes according to plan. By using any of the aforementioned recipes, you should achieve great results.