Grilled Filet with Shrimp Scampi
2 Filet of beef
4 strips of fine bacon
Cotton string for tying
2 tbls of butter melted , (You will need about 6 tablespoons total for this)
2 Tbls good steak rub
Wrap 2 pieces of bacon around each steak and tie with string. Coat steak on both sides with butter. Then apply rub on both sides. Let steak sit a room temp for 30 to 40 mins.
Now grill to desired doneness REMEMBER they also cook in oven for 6 to 8 mins on broil. Remove steaks and let rest while preparing shrimp.
.5 Lb shrimp peeled and deveined
1 Tbls Basic rub (which is on this blog) or Old Bay
2 tbls olive oil
2 tbls olive oil
2 cloves garlic mashed
3/4 C Pinot Grigio
2 Lemon wedges
2 tbls butter
2 tbls Italian parsley chopped
1/2 C Parmigianino-Reggiano
1/4 C Bread crumbs
1 tbls Black truffle butter melted (if you can't find this it's OK)
Pre Oven broiler
Heat pan, on med to high heat add olive oil and the butter, when the butter starts to bubble add shrimp then the shrimp and crab spice. Cook shrimp for about one minute and stir. Add wine, juice of lemon wedges, bring back to boil, cook for another minute are so. Remove shrimp from sauce and set aside. Continue to cook sauce till reduced by half and remove from heat.
Return sauce to high heat when it starts to bubble add the last 2 tbls butter let tighten (thicken) and remove from heat. Place shrimp back in sauce to warm.
Mix cheese and bread crumbs
Place steaks on shallow pan, Stack shrimp on steaks. Add parsley to top of shrimp. Add cheese and bread crumb mixture to top of shrimp. Drizzle truffle butter if using equally across steaks. Pour about 1 or 2 tablespoons of leftover shrimp sauce over the top of steak and shrimps also.
Broil top rack, in oven until topping is golden brown about 3 to 6 mins but check often. You do not want to burn this and it will burn fast with all of this butter.
Hint use what is leftover of scampi sauce to dip with bread