Herb Butter Steak and Lobster

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SERVINGS

2 servings

PREP TIME

10 minutes

ACTIVE TIME

20 minutes

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 stick (or ½ cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp rosemary, minced
  • 2 tbsp Italian parsley, minced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • rosemary sprigs
  • garlic cloves, whole
  • 2 lobster tails, halved
  • 2 filet mignon or NY strip steaks, at room temp
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a medium-sized bowl mix together softened butter, herbs, garlic, and black pepper until smooth and well incorporated.
  2. In a shallow, medium-sized pan add two tablespoons of compound butter on medium heat until melted.
  3. Sear lobster halves on each side for 1 minute. Add in another tablespoon of compound butter, turn lobster shells tail hard shell side down and place a lid over the pan.
  4. Steam on medium low heat for 3-5 minutes or until shells have turned bright red. Serve with fresh lemon if desired.
  5. While lobster is cooking, heat a separate medium sized pan with 3 tablespoons of compound butter on medium heat. Add in a couple of peeled garlic cloves and rosemary sprigs to melted butter.
  6. Season your steaks generously with salt and pepper. Sear steaks on each side for 2-3 minutes. Go a bit longer if you prefer your steak well done.
  7. Cover steak with foil after cooking and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting into strips.
  8. Serve each item up as a small tasting plate between you and your partner!