Steak Air Fryer Ingredients
2 6 oz. filet mignon steaks
2 Tbsp. Chicago steak seasoning or seasoning of your choice (just salt & pepper works well)
2 Tbsp. garlic butter
2 Tbsp. olive oil
Air Fryer Lobster Tails Ingredients
2 4 oz. lobster tails
4 Tbsp. garlic butter
½ lemon cut into wedges
Salt & pepper to taste
Chopped parsley for garnish
How to Fry Steak in Air Fryer
Sprinkle 2 Tbsp. Chicago steak seasoning or seasoning of your choice on each side of 2 6 oz. filet mignon steaks. Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Coating steak in seasoning for air fried steak surf and turf recipe
Brush each side of both steaks with 1 Tbsp. of olive oil each.
Brushing steak with garlic butter for air fried steak surf and turf recipe
Place the filets in the air fryer and cook for approximately 4 minutes at 390°F. Flip the filets and cook for approximately 4 minutes more.
After cooking steak in air fryer
Remove from the air fryer and top each filet with 1 Tbsp. garlic butter. Let the steak rest for 10 minutes before cutting.
Air fried steak on a white plate
How to Cook Lobster Tail in Air Fryer
Butterfly two 4 oz. lobster tails by using kitchen scissors to cut lengthwise through the center of the shells.
Give it a good cut through ¾ of the lobster, but do not go all of the way through.
Butterflying lobster tails for fried lobster tails
Carefully spread the shell open where you cut. Place your fingers under the meat in the shell and firmly, but gently, pull it out in one piece.
Close the shell so that the lobster meat rests on top of the shell.
Butterflied lobster tails for fried lobster tails recipe
Melt 4 Tbsp. garlic butter sauce over medium heat in a small saucepan.
Melting garlic butter in a skillet
Transfer 2 Tbsp. of the garlic butter sauce to a small bowl and brush the lobster tail meat with it. Season the lobster tails with salt and pepper to your preference.
Brushing garlic butter onto lobster tails for air fryer surf and turf recipe
Place the lobster tails in the air fryer basket with the cut lobster meat facing up. Cook at 380°F until the lobster meat is opaque, approximately 5 to 7 minutes.
Fried lobster tails fresh out of air fryer for surf and turf recipe
Squeeze ½ a lemon (cut into wedges) over the lobster tail. Serve the additional 2 Tbsp. garlic butter sauce in a small dish to use as a dip for the lobster and steak.
Squeezing lemon onto an air fryer fried lobster tail
If using thick steaks: If your steaks are on the thicker side, you may need to cook them for 1 minute longer on each side.
Cut against the grain: Always cut steak against the grain.
How long to cook lobster tails: For 4 oz. lobster tails, cook approximately 5 to 7 minutes. The meat will be white and opaque when done.