Grilled Lobster Surf and Turf with Shallot Butter



  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 large shallots, peeled and quartered
  • 4 large garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 (6-ounce) beef filets
  • 3 uncooked whole lobster tails, cut in half lengthwise


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in processor and blend until almost smooth.
  2. Spread 1 heaping teaspoon seasoned butter over each side of each steak and over each lobster half.
  3. In a small saucepan melt remaining seasoned butter; keep warm.
  4. Heat the grill to medium-high heat and grill steaks 4 minutes per side or to desired doneness.
  5. Grill lobster tails, shell side down, 5 minutes.
  6. Turn over and grill until meat is just opaque in center, about 3 minutes.
  7. Transfer steaks and lobster to plates.
  8. Serve with warm seasoned butter.