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Surf N Turf Burger

This Surf N Turf Burger is made with a ground sirloin beef patty topped with butter and chive seared shrimp, arugula, and creamy pesto mayo sauce.

This sirloin burger with shrimp recipe makes a great lunch, dinner, or impressive romantic date night meal.

What is surf and turf? Surf n turf recipes contain seafood that comes from the ocean, sea or lake, like shrimp, and meat that comes from grass or land, like beef.

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How to make a Sirloin Burger with Shrimp:

In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and the pesto and set aside.

a bowl filled with creamy pesto mayo and a whisk.

Heat a grill or frying pan for direct medium-high heat.

Form the ground sirloin into two round burger patties and season with some salt and pepper.

two ground sirloin beef patties sprinkled with salt and pepper.

Grill or fry the sirloin burgers 3 – 4 minutes on each side or until done to your preference.

two ground sirloin burgers cooking on a grill.

Pre heat a medium skillet to medium-high.

Add butter and cook until the butter has melted.

Add the chives, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper and the shrimp to pan. Cook for 2 minutes.

a frying pan filled with butter, fresh chopped chives, and raw shrimp.

Turn the shrimp over and cook for an additional 2 minutes or until shrimp is opaque and cooked through.

a frying pan filled with butter, fresh chopped chives, and pink shrimp.

Spready half of the pesto mayo onto each hamburger bun bottom, followed by arugula, the sirloin burgers, the shrimp, and the hamburger bun top.  Serve and enjoy!

two sirloin burgers with shrimp.
Surf N Turf Burger

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Yield: Serves 2

Surf N Turf Burger

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This Surf N Turf Burger is made with a ground sirloin beef patty topped with butter and chive seared shrimp, arugula, and creamy pesto mayo sauce.

Ingredients

For the Sirloin Burgers:

  • 1/8 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Tablespoon pesto (from a jar)
  • 1/2 pound ground sirloin (or ground beef)
  • Fresh arugula
  • 2 hamburger buns (or brioche rolls)

For the Seared Shrimp:

  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh chives (chopped)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 – 10 medium shrimp (recommend buying already peeled, deveined, and tails removed)

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and the pesto and set aside.
  2. Heat a grill or frying pan for direct medium-high heat.
  3. Form the ground sirloin into two round burger patties and season with some salt and pepper.
  4. Grill or fry the sirloin burgers 3 – 4 minutes on each side or until done to your preference.
  5. Pre heat a medium skillet to medium-high.
  6. Add butter and cook until the butter has melted.
  7. Add the chives, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper and the shrimp to pan. Cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Turn the shrimp over and cook for an additional 2 minutes or until shrimp is opaque and cooked through.
  9. Spready half of the pesto mayo onto each hamburger bun bottom, followed by arugula, the sirloin burgers, the shrimp, and the hamburger bun top.  Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 633Total Fat: 39gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 191mgSodium: 886mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 43g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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