Steak and Seafood Skillet with Garlic Parmesan Sauce
This flavorful steak and seafood skillet is filled with a luscious garlic parmesan sauce. Juicy shrimp, sirloin steak, and a creamy garlic parmesan sauce with spinach, lemon and spices. A one skillet surf and turf meal that will delight taste buds, and be ready in under an hour.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: garlic, one skillet dish, parmesan cheese, Seafood, shrimp, steak, surf and turf
1.5teaspoonscourse ground black pepper, divided (to taste)
6tablespoonsunsalted butter, divided
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes(to taste)
1/4teaspoonsmoked paprika(to taste)
1poundjumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
1wholeonion, diced (about 100 grams)
8ouncesfresh spinach, chopped
1whole lemon, juice and zest
1/2cupbroth of choice (could use beef, seafood, chicken, vegetable or even dry white wine!)
1cupheavy whipping cream
4ouncesparmesan cheese, freshly grated (do not use pre-shredded parmesan cheese)
Parsley and parmesan cheese for garnish
Heat a large skillet (at least 10.25") over medium high heat. Season your steaks liberally with salt and pepper. Once hot, add in olive oil, then add the steaks to the skillet. Cook about 3-4 minutes on each side, until a nice crust forms and the steaks are cooked to your liking. Once cooked, set aside to rest for at least 10 minutes before slicing into the steak.
Add in some of the butter to the pan, and season the shrimp with salt, pepper, smoked paprika and some red pepper flakes if desired. Add the shrimp to the skillet, and cook 1-2 minutes on each side. Once shrimp are cooked through, remove from the skillet and set aside.
Add remaining butter to the skillet, along with diced onion and a pinch of salt. Cook until onion is brown and caramelized, then add in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add in the chopped spinach and cook until wilted.After spinach has wilted, add in lemon juice, zest and broth. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Stir in the heavy cream, along with the parmesan cheese in batches, stirring constantly until completely melted and a sauce forms. Taste and adjust seasonings to your preference.
Add the steak and shrimp back to the skillet, top with parsley and parmesan cheese.