Surf and Turf Barbecue Skewers

good old fashioned surf and turf , such a clever easy recipe  and taste and looks fantastic Recipe by Dish


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp mild paprika
  • 1/4 tsp tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 12 green tiger prawns, peeled, tails on
  • 350g piece sirloin or rump steak, cut into 2.5cm cubes
  • lemon wedges to serve

Garlic and Parsley Butter

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 2 small garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley
  • finely grated zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Soak four 25cm bamboo skewers in cold water for 30 minutes.
  2. Combine the olive oil, crushed garlic, paprika, tabasco, worcestershire sauce, and plenty of salt and pepper. Dip the prawns into the marinade, then lift out onto a plate and set aside in the fridge.
  3. Stir the steak pieces into the marinade and leave for about 15 minutes.
  4. Preheat the barbecue to medium-high. Thread 4 pieces of steak and 3 prawns alternately onto each skewer and barbecue for 5-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the steak is done to your liking and the prawns are just cooked through.
  5. Meanwhile, for the garlic and parsley butter, put the butter and garlic into a small pan and leave to the side of the barbecue to melt. Add the parsley, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  6. As soon as the kebabs are cooked, lift them onto 4 plates and spoon over the garlic butter. Serve with lemon wedges.

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