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The Ultimate Surf and Turf Recipe (Keto)

The Ultimate Surf & Turf recipe, featuring juicy, rosemary-flavored filet mignon steaks and Keto Shrimp Scampi. I served this on top of Cauliflower Risotto for a complete restaurant quality meal. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Resting5 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Keto Recipes, Surf and Turf, Surf n' Turf
Servings: 2
Calories: 699kcal
Author: Davinah S. Smith


Keto Shrimp Scampi

  • 1/2 lb shrimp I used 16/20
  • 1.5 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 large shallot sliced thinly
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup Pinot Grigio or No Sugar Added Chicken Broth
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes or more to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped

Rosemary Seared Filet Mignon

  • 12 oz Filet Mignon Steaks I had 2 steaks that were 6 oz each
  • 2 tbsp Salted Butter
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Rosemary Sprigs
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper


Keto Shrimp Scampi (Surf)

  • Heat a medium skillet to medium heat
  • Add olive oil, shallots and garlic to a pan and cook until translucent (~3 minutes)
  • Add Pinot Grigio, salted butter, and lemon juice to the pan and allow to reduce by half (~5)
  • Add parsley, red pepper flakes, sea salt, and black pepper and stir. 
  • Add in the shrimp and cook until pink (~3 minutes). Remove the pan from the heat.

Rosemary Filet Mignon (Turf)

  • Remove your steaks from the refrigerator about 30 minutes prior to cooking. This will allow them to cook evenly. 
  • Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees
  • Pre-heat a cast iron skillet for 5-10 minutes on medium-high heat. You'll know that the pan is ready when you place a droplet of water into it and it quickly "dances" around the pan
  • Season both sides of the steaks with the salt and pepper
  • Add the olive oil to the cast iron pan. It should heat in less than a minute. You can tell that the oil is heated by stepping back away from the stove and looking for a light rising smoke above the pan. 
  • Add the steaks & rosemary sprigs to the center of the cast iron pan. I placed my steaks next to each other and simply laid the rosemary in the small space in the middle. 
  • Set a timer & sear the steaks for 2 minutes per side
  • Add a tbsp of butter to the top of each steak. Place the cast iron pan with the steaks, rosemary, and butter into the oven
  • Cook the steaks until it reaches your desired level of doneness (see the post notes). Mine took 5 minutes. 
  • Remove the cast iron pan from the oven and place the steaks on a plate. Lightly cover the plate with the steaks with foil and allow the meat to rest for 5 minutes
  • Plate the steaks when you are ready to eat and top them with the shrimp scampi. 


Calories: 699kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 455mg | Sodium: 1764mg | Potassium: 734mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 1095IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 213mg | Iron: 5.4mg