Surf & Turf Tacos - Chef Michael Chernow


Chef: Chef Michael Chernow
Meats: skirt steak, 
Seafood: shrimp, 
Produce: avocado, cilantro, jalapenos, lemon, garlic
Seasonings: black pepper
Sauces: soy sauce, 
Other: lemon juice, olive oil, corn tortillas, skewers
Cooking Method: grill

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Guacamole Ingredients: 
3 large ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 ½ cups fresh cilantro, chopped
1-2 tsp. jalapeños, chopped

Shrimp Ingredients: 
2 lbs. of shrimp (peeled and deveined)
1 cup olive oil
1 lemon

Steak Ingredients: 
2 lbs. skirt steak
¼ cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp. olive oil
4 large garlic cloves
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Tacos Ingredients: 
Skewers
Corn tortillas

Guacamole Procedure:
Mash up the avocados with lemon juice in a small bowl. Add cilantro, jalapeños and salt. Stir to combine. Season to taste.

Shrimp Procedure:
Combine ingredients with shrimp, place in plastic bag and let marinate overnight.

Steak Procedure:
Combine ingredients with steak, place in plastic bag and let marinate overnight.

Tacos Procedure:
1. Preheat grill for medium-low heat. Place pieces of shrimp onto skewers. Save a small amount of marinade for basting. Cook shrimp for 5 minutes per side and frequently baste shrimp with leftover marinade. Grill steak to desired temperature (about 4 minutes each side for medium rare), while making sure to brush each side with leftover marinade.
2. Take steak and shrimp off the grill and let rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Thinly slice meat against the grain.
3. On a corn tortilla, add the homemade guacamole first, then place steak and shrimp after (remove shrimp from skewers).
4. Add your favorite condiment and serve.



Recipe Type: Authentic 
Recipe Author: Chef Michael Chernow
Photograph Retouched By: Recipe Spy
Recipe Source: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/blogs/1st-look/Tailgate-Recipe-Chef-Michael-Chernow-Surf-and-Turf-Tacos-407798295.html

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