Sharif and Jackie's Adobo Lime Steak & Scallops Surf N' Turf

Try this great recipe from the football fans and players on TLC's Kick Off Cook Off. Photo
Try this great recipe from the football fans and players on TLC's Kick Off Cook Off.

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For the adobo lime steak:
1 lime
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 sprigs fresh oregano
1 teaspoon cumin
2 chipotle peppers
1 pound flank steak
12 pitas, toasted
1 teaspoon coarse salt
For the avocado cream sauce:
1 ripe avocado
1 part sour cream
1 part Greek yogurt
squeeze of lemon (for color)
For the jalapeno and lime grilled corn:
1 cup butter
2 limes
4 cloves garlic, peeled
1 teaspoon paprika
6 ears yellow corn
3 medium jalapeno peppers


To prepare the lime steak:

  1. In a small bowl, mix the lime juice, garlic, oregano, and cumin. Stir in the chipotle peppers, and season to taste with adobo sauce.
  2. Pierce the meat on both sides with a sharp knife, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and place in a glass dish. Pour lime and chipotle sauce over meat and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Brush grill grate with oil. Place steaks on the grill and discard marinade. Grill steaks for 6 minutes on each side or to desired doneness. Slice thinly and serve on a plate with cilantro, tomato and onion.

To prepare the scallps:

  1. Rinse the scallops in water and pat them dry.
  2. Sprinkle the scallops with lemon and pepper.
  3. Grill scallops with pancetta until the pancetta is crispy.
  4. Serve with the avocado cream sauce.

To make the jalapeno & lime grilled corn:

  1. Combine butter
  2. Cook corn on grill.
  3. Cut disks of butter and rub onto corn
This recipe appears in: Beef
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