Chef Jasper Recipe

Valentine Surf & Turf

  • Ingredients
  • 2 (6oz) KC Strips
  • 2 lobster tails
  • 1/2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed pink peppercorns
  • 1/3 cup Champagne
  • 1 1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 T. unsalted butter
  • 2 sprigs fresh tarragon leaves
  • 1 tsp. minced parsley
  • cracked sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 T. chilled unsalted butter

Instructions
1. Season strips with salt and cracked pepper. Heat saute pan, add 1 T. butter and shallots. Sear steaks on both sides, about four minutes each. Set aside.
2. Remove shells from lobster. Season lobster with Old Bay Seasoning. In a separate pan, add remaining butter. Sear lobster tail about 6 minutes. Reduce pan with champagne, whisk in chilled butter and lemon juice. Season with salt and pink peppercorns. Reduce sauce, add fresh tarragon and parsley, pour over lobster and serve with KC Strips.

Chef Jasper's Notes: If you love Surf & Turf, you're going to love this recipe for Valentine's weekend. I suggest a nice champagne to cook with and then sip and toast for a wonderful Valentine's dinner. Make sure you whisk in CHILLED butter into the champagne for a rich and flavorful sauce.