Surf and Turf with Avocado-Orange Salsa

by Paula | July 17, 2013 1:08 am

Here’s a delicious, healthier version of the classic Surf and Turf.  It has wonderful flavors and would be a hit at your next get together of family dinner.

Surf and Turf with Avocado-Orange Salsa




8 servings

Prep time- 20 minutes, 4 hours(steak) , 30 minutes (fish)

Grill time- 13 minutes, rest time- 5 minutes






4 tbsp vegetable oil

8 garlic cloves, chopped

3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

4 tbsp chopped cilantro

2 lbs flatiron steak (or flank steak if you prefer)

2 lbs tuna steak (4 steaks, about 8oz each, 1 inch thick)

¼ tsp salt


3 ripe avocados, diced

1/3 cup chopped onion

1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed, diced

3 tbsp orange juice

1 tbsp olive oil

¼ tsp garlic salt

2 oranges, peeled and cut into segments, each segment cut into 3 pieces

2 tbsp chopped cilantro

~In a large bowl, combine oil, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, lime juice, zest and cilantro.  Divide marinade evenly between 2 large resealable plastic bags.  Place steak in one bag, seal and marinate in refrigerator for 4 hours.  Thirty minutes before grilling, add tuna to second bag, reseal and refrigerate.

~Salsa: in a medium bowl, combine avocados, onion, jalapeno, orange juice, olive oil and garlic salt.  Fold in oranges and cilantro.  Place plastic wrap directly on surface; refrigerate for 2 hours.

~Heat gas grill to medium high or coals to medium-hot.  Lightly grease grate.  Grill steak 3-4 minutes per side, turning once for medium rare. Remove to platter and allow to rest 5 minutes before slicing against the grain.  Sprinkle with salt.

~Grill tuna 3 minutes, turn and grill an additional 2 minutes for medium rare.

Serve slices of steak and tuna with salsa.

~Family Circle Magazine[2]-July

Calories per serving:   509

27g of fat (6g sat)

Protein; 16 g.

Carb: 7g.

Fiber; 277mg.

Sodium; 91mg


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