It’s no secret that the fall and winter seasons are all about indulging and not counting calories (hello, pumpkin pie, sugar cookies and big turkey dinners!) Giving diners the chance to dine a bit lighter this holiday season, Fleming’s Steakhouse and Wine Bar is offering a new small plates menu.
Fleming’s new small plates menu is intended to be enjoyed with a glass of wine, shared with friends, as a starting course to a meal or even as an alternative to a large entrée. Sliced Filet Mignon on shiitake risotto, chili oil, drizzled with porcini butter; Jumbo Shrimp Scampi Skewers with chimichurri dipping sauce and avocado citrus salad; New Zealand Petite Lamb Chops with pistachio-mint pesto, “F-17” sauce, and polenta fries; Ahi Tuna Skewers with wasabi aioli, sweet tomato vinaigrette, and homemade wonton chips; New Bedford Scallops with meyer lemon-honey glaze, baby carrots, green beans, and asparagus; Filet Mignon Skewers with gorgonzola-bacon fondue, mozzarella and sweet tomato salad; and Fleming’s Lobster Tempura with soy-ginger dipping sauce, arugula, jicama and apple salad. The lobster tempura is a favorite of Fleming’s executive chef Russell Skall. “We took a guest favorite that was an indulgent, high-calorie appetizer, and recreated it. You still have the succulent lobster and dipping sauce only now it’s paired with a salad and has only half the calories.”
Fleming’s small plates range in price from $15.50 – $22.95. The items on the small plates menu (as well as much of the Fleming’s menu) can be modified to be gluten free upon request. The new small plates menu is available at all four local Fleming’s location: Scottsdale’s DC Ranch, Chandler, Scottsdale and Peoria. http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/.