Steak and Lobster Linguine on a red and white check tablecloth. - Kudos Kitchen by Renee

Steak and Lobster Linguine

Steak and Lobster Linguine with two lobster tails on a plate - Kudos Kitchen by Renee

When it comes to a special occasion meal, such as Valentine’s Day, who doesn’t think of surf and turf?

A vertical title text closeup image of a plate of surf and turf linguine on a white plate with parsley and red lobster tails.

So then, why not treat your sweetheart to an easy home-cooked meal of steak and lobster linguine to show them just how much you care?!

 

**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making surf and turf pasta is available near the end of this post.

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A closeup vertical image of linguine on a plate with lobster chunks and steak bites. A special occasion Valentine's dinner. Surf and turf pasta.
Steak and Lobster Linguine is perfect for a Valentine's Day meal or any other special occasion.

Steak and Lobster Linguine ingredient list;

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Alternative ingredients for making surf and turf pasta;

  • Instead of using beef tenderloin, please feel free to use a different cut of beef or protein altogether. Something will fit your budget (or taste preferences) if desired.
  • Pork tenderloin would be an excellent choice.
  • Shrimp or crabmeat will also work well as a substitution for the lobster tails.
  • You can purchase them already cooked (if you wish), but if you do, make sure you add them to the skillet along with the wine and butter sauce right before serving (only to heat through), so they won’t turn rubbery.
  • Any pasta which is your favorite will work in this recipe. I chose linguine because I like linguine.
Closeup of surf and turf linguine on a plate with lobster tails and parsley.

What type of white wine do I use for making this special occasion dinner?

  • I used a Pino Grigio, but a chardonnay or even a rose will work. Make sure to purchase a wine that will fit your budget.
  • Also, make sure you use a wine which you would drink out of a glass, and not one specifically made for cooking. Cooking wines are not made for drinking on their own, so why would you cook with them?

What are the best tips for slicing thin and tender pieces of steak?

  • I’ve found the best practice for slicing proteins (of any variety) thinly is to have the meat partially frozen. The knife will easily glide through the partially frozen meat, enabling the cutting of thin and uniform slices. I’ve found the best practice for slicing proteins thinly is to have the meat partially frozen. The knife will easily glide through the partially frozen meat making thin, uniform slices.
  • Always slice across the grain of the protein to ensure tender, easy to chew, meat.

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“Treat your honey to a Deliciously Charming Individual Baked Alaska for Two this Valentine’s Day, and you’ll both be falling in love all over again!”

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Orzo, Shrimp & Vegetable Salad Stuffed Avocados is an elegant dish that can be served for a light lunch or dinner option. Since it’s served cold, it’s the perfect refreshing and refined dish to make and enjoy for a romantic meal for two!

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Below is the printable recipe card along with the exact ingredient measurements and nutritional information for making today’s special occasion dinner of steak and lobster linguine.

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Steak and Lobster Linguine on a red and white check tablecloth. - Kudos Kitchen by Renee
Steak and Lobster Linguine
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Steak and Lobster Linguine is perfect for a Valentine’s Day meal or any other special occasion. 
Course: dinner, special occasion, Valentine’s Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: steak and lobster linguine, surf and turf pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 766 kcal
Renee – Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
For the lobster;
  • 3 5 ounce Lobster tails
  • ½ cup white wine reserved after poaching the lobster
For the steak;
  • 8 ounces beef tenderloin thinly sliced, across the grain
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • salt and pepper
For the sauce:
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • reserved lobster poaching wine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1 pound linguine cooked and drained according to package directions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley optional
Instructions
To prepare the lobster;
  1. Add the white wine to a skillet. Bring to a simmer and add the lobster tails.

    Cover and cook the lobster for 5 – 7 minutes over medium heat.

  2. Uncover and remove the lobster from the skillet. Keep warm. Reserve the white wine cooking liquid to a bowl and set aside.

  3. Wipe out the skillet. 

To prepare the steak;
  1. Season the steak with salt and pepper. Melt the butter in the skillet and sear the steak on both sides. Remove the steak to a plate and keep warm.

To make the sauce;
  1. Add the remaining wine, reserved cooking wine, cream, butter, and seafood seasoning to the skillet making sure to scrape up the browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Simmer over medium-low heat to thicken slightly.

To finish the dish;
  1. Carefully cut the lobster shells open with kitchen shears and remove the lobster meat. Cut into chunks.

  2. Add the seared steak and lobster chunks into the sauce and stir to combine and heat. If desired, add a bit more butter and a splash of extra wine (optional).

  3. Add the cooked linguine to a bowl and top with the steak, lobster, and sauce. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Steak and Lobster Linguine
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 766 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 147mg6%
Potassium 484mg14%
Carbohydrates 86g29%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 820IU16%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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9 Comments

  1. MARK GOERGER

    Fantastic meal.

  2. MARK GOERGER

    5 stars
    Even the leftovers were fantastic.

  3. 5 stars
    This right here is perfection! What a flavor-packed meal.

  4. Aimee Shugarman

    5 stars
    What a delicious meal. I’ll be making again soon!!

  5. 5 stars
    My husband LOVED this meal. I’m going to make it again on Valentine’s Day!

  6. Sophie Heath

    5 stars
    This steak and lobster linguine is so delicious!!! I can’t wait to make this for so many special occasions!

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