Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Steak and Shrimp Sandwiches

Sometimes I get in the mood for a good sandwich and nothing else will do. Last night was one of those times.

It had been a lazy day spent mostly writing and I didn't want to put together anything overly complicated for dinner. At the same time, a few of my favourite cooking shows were on (Master Chef, Hells Kitchen, and Next Food Network Star all on the same night!) making the thought of a portable dinner in front of the TV that much more attractive.

I've mentioned before that I always keep a few go to ingredients on hand for quick dinners; one of them is minute steaks, and the other is frozen shrimp - which got me to thinking... what about putting them together on a toasted bun?

So that's what I did!

And it was absolutely delicious!

Steak and Shrimp Sandwiches


















Ingredients
  • 4 sandwich steaks
  • Montreal Steak Seasoning (or a blend of garlic powder, salt, and pepper)
  • 1 cup medium shrimp, cooked, and tossed in 1/2 cup seafood sauce
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 sliced ripe tomato
  • baby spinach or arugula
  • 4 fresh kaiser rolls
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Directions
  1. Season steaks with salt, pepper, and garlic powder or Montreal Steak Spice.
  2. Broil or grill steaks a minute per side, set aside
  3. Mix the mayonnaise, basil, Dijon mustard, and lemon juice together
  4. Brush olive oil on both sides of the buns and broil or grill app 30 seconds until golden and crispy.
  5. Spread buns with mayonnaise mixture. Top with steak, shrimp, tomato, and spinach or arugula.
  6. Enjoy!
Author:

Lyndsay Wells is a professional trainer, writer, and program developer with a passion for food and cooking. She is an award winning recipe developer, and a website ambassador for Kraft Foods Canada. Lyndsay believes cooking should be approachable and easy and has great tips and ideas for putting together sophisticated looking dishes that cooks of all levels can accomplish.

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