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Lobster is often associated as a luxurious food of the rich, and something only available in the poshest of restaurants. And while this may have been true many years ago, lobster has become much more accessible and more affordable, which has led to a wide variety of recipes now featuring the delicious crustacean.
So, if you’re looking for a way to introduce lobster to your menu, check out the mouthwatering lobster recipes that we have included below for some inspiration to get you started.
Grilled lobster is an excellent way to keep the lobster meat tender with that extra touch of crispiness. This particular recipe features zesty garlic and herb butter that showcases the lobster and elevates its flavour profile. This dish is perfect for adding a luxurious touch to your menu. You can see the full recipe here.
Originating in 1891, Lobster Thermidor is a French dish. In today’s world, it’s still a firm favourite when it comes to lobster recipes. Typically consisting of lobster meat, egg yolks, brandy and mustard, this recipe is ideal for an indulgent addition to your menu. This particular recipe also includes a side of chips, because if you’re going to treat yourself, why not go the whole hog? Check out this recipe here.
A simple but effective way to create a dish full of flavour is with this tasty broiled lobster tails dish, with garlic butter and white wine sauce. A flavourful meal, this recipe is perfect for ensuring that your lobster meat is well saturated with white wine, garlic butter and honey, which help to caramelise the edges of your lobster while it boils. You can find out more in the recipe.
The perfect way to amplify your delectable linguine dish is to introduce it to some lovely lobster. This recipe focuses on making a truly delicious lobster dish in the most minimalistic, but still flavourful, way. The great thing about a simple recipe such as this one is that it leaves plenty of room for your own variations, setting down an excellent base for you to make this dish your own. You can find this recipe here.
An easy way to ensure that your lobster is succulent is by opting for the poaching method when cooking your lobster. This helps the lobster to absorb the flavours of the herbs and spices that you cook it with. This recipe features fennel and saffron butter, which act as a refreshing new take on your lobster’s flavour profile. You can read this recipe here.
Lobster can be a delightful addition to an already inviting risotto recipe, as it elevates the dish from being hearty and nostalgic to a more luxurious and elegant form. This recipe utilises as much of the lobster as possible (even the shells!) as well as featuring cognac as part of the stock. You can find out more about this recipe here.
Have the recipes above piqued your interest? And are you looking to try and include Lobster as part of your menu? Then why not contact your local M&J branch! We have an exciting new range of cooked lobster meat ready for your customer's plates.
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