Surf & Turf on the Drum

Discussion in 'Non-fish Seafood' started by cowgirl, May 9, 2010.

  1. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I did a reverse sear on some ribeyes, smoked some king crab legs and twice baked potatoes in my drum...

    The ribeyes were rubbed with olive oil, then seasoned with cracked black pepper and kosher salt.





    I smoked the steaks for about an hour before adding the crab legs and stuffed potatoes..



    Seared the steaks over a flame for about 6 minutes per side...



    sprinkled the tatoes with crisp bacon and served garlic butter with the crab legs...










    Thanks for checking out my supper. :)
     
  2. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That is one of m favorites meals. The wife and I cook crab legs everyone once in a while. They are awesome. We just put them in the microwave but I have been wanting to do some on the smoker.
     
  3. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    It's got to be one of my favorites too! :) Since the legs are already cooked, I just put them in the smoker long enough to warm through and absorb some of the smokey flavor. (about 30 minutes)
    they are soooo good. [​IMG]
     
  4. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    WOW! That there is a genuine A+ meal.... looks awesome!
     
  5. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thanks JI! [​IMG]
     
  6. pandemonium

    pandemonium Master of the Pit

    MM king crab and steaks thats the perfect meal!!!!
     
  7. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    that looks very good
     
  8. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Looks great, wish I was there to help put some of that away.
     
  9. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sheeeeesh, what a meal !!!!!----------->>[​IMG]


    Looks GREAT,
    Bearcarver
     
  10. rstr hunter

    rstr hunter Smoking Fanatic

    I love reading your posts, each one looks better than the last, and I always think that the new one is the best until the next one comes along. Great Job.
     
  11. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    No No No dont put crab legs in the nuker, A gentle steam will make the difference.
     
  12. hhookk

    hhookk Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    That looks awesome !!! I need to get some nice legs like those. I prefer lobster, but sometimes I get sick of it. Crab will be a nice change.[​IMG]

    (That pic with all the steaks potatoes and crab on the platter makes me teary eyed. I'm crying that I wasn't there !!! LOL)
     
  13. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great (as usual) looking meal again cowgirl !!!

    What is with the 8 holes in the lid of your UDS? I have not seen them in others, wondering how they work.....
     
  14. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thank you Pandemonium, RdKnB, Geert, BearCarver, Rstr, and Meateater!

    Hhookk... I would have shared! [​IMG]


    Mossy, I really like the way my drum exhaust works. The smoke/heat rises evenly around the food before exiting. I got the design from this forum ... it's been a few years since I built it.
    The air intake idea came from BBQ Bubba.. I had used it on my smokehouse firebox and really liked it...so I used it on the drum.
    The exhaust holes idea came from either Tim ( cajun 1 ) or Invader Q...they were both very helpful with the drum design.

    I'm really happy with the way it works. [​IMG]

    Thanks again friends!
     
  15. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks great!

    One question. When you do the crab, do you smoke from frozen, or thaw them out first?
     
  16. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    brilliant as always cowgirl. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  17. lu1847

    lu1847 Smoking Fanatic

    The classic steak and crab always makes for a wonderful meal. You always do a fine job, well done!
     
  18. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thank you AK1! I smoked them from the thawed out stage. I suppose they would work frozen but I've not tried it that way.

    Jim, thank you so much and thank you for the points. [​IMG]

    Thank you lu1847, I appreciate it. [​IMG]

    I would have shared if you lived closer. :)
     
  19. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I reckon i don't hafta tyell u this , but awesome job as always Jeanie [​IMG]
     
  20. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    lol Thanks Mike.. a woman never gets tired of hearing something like that! lol [​IMG]
     

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