Punjabi-Style Flat Iron Steak with Tandoori Shrimp

By Krystian | Honorary Grill Master 2013 Great Steak Challenge Finalist

Serves 4

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INGREDIENTS

Steak Ingredients:

  • (1) 1-lb. flat iron steak
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup mango puree
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp mint, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp rosewater
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 4 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1 small red chili pepper, seeded and chopped fine

Seafood Ingredients:

  • 12 extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails on
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbsp lime juice (preferably key lime)
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp mint, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, finely minced
  • 2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp saffron threads, loosely packed
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1 clove
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 small red chili, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tbsp melted butter

PREPARATION

Steak Preparation
  • In a leak-proof container, stir together all ingredients and add steak.
  • Cover and refrigerate. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Remove steak from refrigerator and bring to room temperature before grilling (about 30 minutes).
  • Brush grill rack with oil. Preheat grill to medium high. Remove steak from marinade and shake off excess. Grill to desired doneness, 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium rare.
Seafood Preparation
  • In a leak-proof container, stir together all marinade ingredients. Add shrimp and cover. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Brush grill rack with oil. Preheat to medium high heat.
  • Remove shrimp from marinade and thread 4 shrimp onto each skewer. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes each side. Brush as they cook with melted butter.

Pair with

BERINGER FOUNDERS’ ESTATE Pinot Grigio

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TASTING NOTES

Refreshing aromas of lime, apple and just a hint of honeysuckle are combined with a round-mouth feel and balanced acidity on the finish, making this a wine that pairs perfectly with a variety of light summer dishes.