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Spiced Lemon Salmon Kebabs and Grilled Rib Eye Steak Surf and Turf

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surf and turf

To embrace the beauty of a sunny spring weekend it was time to enjoy a grilled dinner al fresco. We couldn’t decide what to have other than the desire for a surf and turf combo. I found this recipe for Spiced Salmon Kebabs at BonAppetit.com and decided to pair that with a grilled rib-eye steak. It was perfect! Three juicy slices of steak and 2 skewers of perfectly spiced lemon-flavored salmon as the main course served with grilled asparagus – spring time treat.

For the steak, that was sitting out to bring to room temperature before grilling, we simply salted the meat with a touch of coarse sea salt and let stand for about 15 minutes before grilling.

The salmon was delicious! Thank you Bon Appetit, I will be making this a lot this summer. By alternating the salmon kebabs with slices of lemon the fish is infused with a delicious lemon flavor with each bite taken. I used fresh thyme instead of the suggested fresh oregano and I look forward to trying this with tarragon next.

salmon prep and grilled

Cooking for Two: To make this recipe work for two I used a half pound of salmon which netted 4 salmon skewers. When cooking for two, I used the same amount of spices called for in the recipe, 1 lemon and a 1/2 lemon which I squeezed over the kebabs before grilling.

surf and turf

salmon skewers

Here is the recipe for four as created by Bon Appetit.

Spicy Salmon Kebabs / BonAppetit.com
SERVINGS: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless salmon fillet (preferably wild), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 lemons, very thinly sliced into rounds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 16 bamboo skew

Click here for Full Recipe: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/spiced-salmon-kebabs

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Terry Dagrosa

Terry Dagrosa, founder and publisher of SeductionMeals.com. As President of Digital Marketing Collective and Tara del Mar Productions, she has extensive experience in sales, design, digital marketing and social media. "Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget, so we’re thrilled to introduce our very special and highly-talented contributors and friends.  They’ll share their mouth-watering recipes, cheeky anecdotes and delightfully creative perspectives with all of us. Be sure to check out their websites and follow them, too – we promise you’ll learn to love and cherish them as much as we do!" xoxo

1 Comment

  1. plasterer bristol April 20, 2015 at 7:10 am -  Reply

    Mouthwatering recipe. One of my favorites. Thanks for posting this.

    Simon

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