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Surf 'n' Turf Tenderloin Recipe
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Surf 'n' Turf Tenderloin Recipe

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Colleen Gonring of Brookfield, Wisconsin offers a new version of "surf and turf"—succulent steaks you stuff with shrimp! Don't be fooled...this hearty main-course pleaser only looks trick. "It's actually a cinch to prepare," assures Colleen.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 16 uncooked medium shrimp (about 1/2 pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks (1-1/2 to 2 inches thick and 6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

403 calories: 1 each, 23g fat (8g saturated fat), 152mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 45g protein .

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, saute onion in 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add broth; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add the shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in parsley.
  2. Meanwhile, make a horizontal cut three-fourths of the way through each steak. Place three shrimp in each pocket. Set aside remaining shrimp and sauce for garnish; keep warm.
  3. In a large skillet, heat remaining oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add steaks; cook until meat reaches desired doneness (about 10-13 minutes for medium, 160°), turning once. Top with reserved shrimp and sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Surf N Turf Tenderloin in Country Woman May/June 1998, p27

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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ojc0806
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2013

"Great surprise for hubby on valentines day!!!"

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Kara Webber Schiro
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

"Made it for New Years Eve and it was a wonderful change."

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