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Surf 'N Turf Perfection (pics)

It was a situation where we kept it simple and delicious for steak and lobster Friday night. 

Steaks: massaged with EVOO and Oakridge Competition Pork and Beef rub. 

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Lobsters: I cut open both the top of the shell and the undercarriage. This allows some of the smoke to penetrate the lobster.  Drizzle some clarified butter into each crevasse.

Egg is set for direct, about 400 dome.  Not too hot, but for the lobsters, this works really well.  Turn after about 4 minutes.
 
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Close the dome, take a sip of a nice full bodied 2007 Napa Cabernet and, well, just stare.......  I had some apple wood left over from my pork shoulders last weekend.  Got a nice smoke going.  

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The lobsters come off after about 7-8 minutes.  The steaks took a couple minutes more.  But, once they came off, they were cooked to a beautiful rare finish.
 
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Sorry, no pic of the finished lobster.  But it was juicy, tender and flavoured with a nice hint of smokey grilled perfection. 
XL BGE.  Dallas, Texas.
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,697

    Great looking meal. How'd the lobsters turn out? Sounds like you had a great night.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • DonWWDonWW Posts: 258
    Lobsters were perfect.  Tender, succulent.  Great flavour.  My wife was quick to mention that they were much better than ones I have cooked on a gas grill. 
    XL BGE.  Dallas, Texas.
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,697
    DonWW said:
    My wife was quick to mention that they were much better than ones I have cooked on a gas grill. 
    Something often said around these parts. That's awesome.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • Rare steak, lobster, and a good Cabernet.  I think you just defined Heaven.  Good job !
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Gateway to the Hill Country

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  • Great looking cook! 
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,217
    We do that every Christmas eve....looks great. Nothing prettier than a smoking egg.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 5,591
    Great job...sounds perfect! 


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg wing. 
    2014 Wing King's Apprentice
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  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    Exactly how I like my steal cooked. Great Job.
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  • Looks great, one of my favorite meals
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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