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Surf and Turf from the Mini (Pics)

U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,310
edited October 2013 in EggHead Forum
Not much to tell, hot tubbed 2 ribeyes.  Shrimp @ 400 direct in cast iron thingies (they are lodge and I love them) with garlic, butter and white wine.  Pulled 
let the mini go into after burners seared the steaks to 125 rested with garlic butter and served with steamed beans.  amazing quick meal.

So much garlic there will be no vampires around here this halloween.

garlic, butter, white wine, shrimp

onto the mini at 400 dome direct


all done


my steak with cow lick and the wife's with just salt.  these were kinda compared small to the 3 pounders i've been seeing lately.  wife's was about 10 ounces mine was about 14.  3/4 of an inch and an 1inch thick.


45 seconds flip turn/flip turn until 125 on each.


basted with butter between flips  (semi Adam Perry Lang Like)


resting with garlic butter


plated with the shrimp, and steamed beans (also with garlic butter)


my beer was a black IPA from Fort Collins brewery incredible HOP series


closer plated shot


up close of steak. super easy edge to edge medium rare.


  • Looks fantastic. I need some of those Lodge thingies.
    LBGE- Atlanta, LBGE and SBGE- Ellijay, GA
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,742
    Seattle, WA
  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,133
    Looks amazing! Nicely done!!
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,155
    Oh man, you nailed it! Awesome looking plates.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Looks great, and that's excellent plating !!!  Good job.

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 468
    Wow, what an awesome cook. Hows the beer?
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,310
    Thanks all! @Village_Idiot that means a lot seeing your pretty plates all the time. @Aquacop beer was great, hoppy suprisingly nutty with a subtle sweetness. It had been bottle conditioned for like a year (read I found it in the back of the fridge).
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 11,472
    Now that's a steak! "Wipe his nasty ass knock his horns off and throw him on the plate. Would you care for some wine? Ya bring us a bottle of something another. Would you like it in a glass or do you prefer to drink from the bottle? Ahh naw glasses will be fine. You tell the cook not to screw up them steaks we're particular about our meat" The Cowboy Way. That's perfect!!! My wife likes well well well done. Me at the most med rare but prefer rare. Very nice cook!
    LBGE 2012, Mini MAX 2014, SS Table and Stoker
    Middleburg, FL
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,673
    Mother pussbucket that looks great.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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