Recipes: Ribeye sliders, grilled shrimp salad + watermelon with mint, lime

Chef Jose Benitez, of Curb Food Truck, shares summer favorites with a twist

Sliders and steak? How about steak IN sliders? A mouth-watering recipe by San Antonio chef Jose Benitez of Curb Food Truck, plus two summer sides.

SAN ANTONIO – Have you ever had steak on a slider? Chef Jose Benitez, who cooks for Spurs and stars, hooks us up with some of his grilling favorites for the summer season.

Sliders are great, but they’re even better when they’re made with sliced ribeye steak, and what about dessert? When you add mint and lime to watermelon, you have a flavor combo that is sure to please. Plus, grilled shrimp salad!

Here’s what you’ll need:

For ribeye sliders

  • Ribeye steak
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Lettuce
  • Bleu cheese crumbles
  • Tomato
  • Red onion
  • Scallions
  • Cucumber
  • Jalapeno

For grilled shrimp salad

  • Romaine lettuce
  • Radish
  • Cilantro
  • Scallions
  • Queso fresco
  • Strawberries
  • Avocado
  • Shrimp

Salad dressing

  • White wine vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Lemon
  • Extra virgin olive oil

For watermelon with mint + lime

  • Watermelon
  • Mint
  • Lime
  • Sugar

For directions on how to make the above recipes, watch the video above.

Check out Chef Jose B’s food truck, Curb Food Truck, for delicious eats and creative food ideas.


- Support local food trucks

- Steak + potatoes from star San Antonio chef

- Shrimp tostadas + fish tacos

About the Authors:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist and baker who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

Robert started his career at KSAT more than 10 years ago. He started as a prompter operator, to director, to promotions producer and now SA Live producer. He loved the excitement of news but entertainment is where he feels at home.