For Americans who have had or will soon have their fill of turkey with all the trimmings during the late November Thanksgiving and December Christmas holiday period, the Red Lobster restaurant chain is serving up a limited-time seasonal alternative featuring Ultimate Surf & Turf offerings. The promotion boasts five pairings of seafood and steak, with three options of steak to choose from: fillet, sirloin or New York strip.
“We’ve put an exciting new culinary spin on traditional surf and turf to create craveable combinations that can’t be found anywhere else,” said Dustin Hilinski, Red Lobster’s executive chef and director of culinary. “Our guests know us as seafood experts, and we’re excited to show them another side of our culinary expertise with our Ultimate Surf and Turf event.”
Here’s the menu:
- Surf & Turf Feast – Grilled Maine lobster and sea scallops skewer, paired with a choice of three wood-grilled steak options and a Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) and shrimp-loaded smashed potato, served with a side dish of one’s choosing.
- Lobster and Seafood Topped Steak – Steamed Maine lobster tail paired with a selection of three wood-grilled steak options, topped with creamy langostino lobster. It’s served with a baked potato and a side dish.
- Classic Surf & Turf – Steamed Maine lobster tail paired with a choice of three wood-grilled steak options and mashed potatoes, served with a side dish.
- Grilled Sirloin and Red Shrimp – Wood-grilled top sirloin paired with a grilled skewer of wild-caught jumbo red shrimp, served with mashed potatoes a side dish.
Grilled Sirloin and Fried Shrimp – Wood-grilled top sirloin paired with shrimp fried to a golden brown, served with mashed potatoes and a side dish.
While supplies last, customers may also order Steak & Southern King Crab, featuring Southern King crab legs paired with a choice of three wood-grilled steak options.
During the promotion, customers are able to add the chain’s new Lobster and Shrimp Smashed Potato to any entrée. It features a baked potato smashed and fried, loaded with mashed potatoes, cheese, bacon and topped with a creamy blend of Norway lobster and shrimp.
Guests looking to start off their meal with an appetizer can opt for Crispy Crab Bites. The panko-crusted crab-and-corn bites are fried to a golden brown color and served with fries, tartar sauce and ketchup.
Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Red Lobster is the world’s largest seafood restaurant operator. With more than 55,000 employees working in over 700 restaurants across North America and further afield, the privately owned company focuses on delivering value-added seafood at reasonable prices.