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Elegant lunch options with lobster salad recipes

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Lobster salad recipes worthy of the effort for elegant luncheons. Bon appetit!

There are a few foods that can cause me to salivate at the mere thought of them, and lobster is one. Not all of us can live seaside and have ready access to lobster and other tasty seafood delights so when we get it, it is an enormous treat; a really big deal. Even if you are land-locked, you can locate good lobster, which can be transformed into elegant luncheon options using a lobster salad recipe.


If you are having a luncheon for family or friends or just feel like whipping up an elegant meal for yourself, try this recipe from Lobsterqueen.com:

 

Lobster Salad

3 cups cooked lobster meat, chilled
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/2 Tbsp horseradish
2 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced
Dash paprika
Lettuce

Cut the lobster meat into bite size pieces and then mix the lobster pieces in with celery, onion, mayonnaise, and horseradish. Let the mixture chill in the frig for 30 minutes. Retrieve it and add lemon juice and parley. Line your plate with lettuce leaves and spoon on the lobster salad. Sprinkle some paprika over the finished product to give it additional color. This recipe serves six. 





Opt for a more ethnic version with this lobster salad recipe. Give it an Asian twist. This salad is quite tasty, combining sweet and sour flavors and crunchy and soft foods.


Asian Lobster Salad Recipe


1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 cup walnuts
1 cup celery, sliced diagonally
1/2 cup green onions, sliced
1 can (5 oz) water chestnuts, drained and sliced
1 can (11 oz) Mandarin orange, drained
3 cups cooked lobster
Sweet and Sour Salad Dressing (belo
Lettuce

Combine the soy sauce and olive oil in a frying pan. Add walnuts and stir these ingredients over a low heat until the walnuts are just barely toasted, which takes about 10 minutes. Remove the items from the heat and proceed to mix the onions, water chestnuts, celery, lobster and orange segments in a bowl. Top with a bit of salad dressing (ingredients below), which will make the items stick together. Add the walnuts and you are ready to chow down.


Sweet and Sour Salad Dressing Recipe  

3 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
2 Tbsp flour
2 tsp salt
Dash curry powder
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1 can (14 oz) evaporated milk
1 Tbsp olive oil

To make this salad dressing, first beat the eggs and then beat in flour, sugar, curry powder and salt. Blend in vinegar and lemon juice and warm these ingredients over low heat until the mixture begins to thicken. Stir continuously. When the ingredients have thickened, which takes about 10 minutes, beat in olive oil and milk. Remove from the heat and let it cool down. You will end up with three cups of salad dressing. The salad and dressing will serve six.


Another lobster salad version is the Baked Seafood Lobster and Shrimp Salad. This is particularly great on a cold day.

2 cups corn flakes
2 Tbsp butter, melted
1 cup cooked lobster meat
1 cup cleaned, cooked shrimp
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp Worchestershire sauce
Dash of paprika

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Crush the corn flakes, mixing them with the melted butter.

Chop the lobster into small pieces and still the lobster in with green peppers, onion, shrimp, salt, mayonnaise and Worchestershire sauce. Spread the entire mixture in a baking pan. Toss the corn flakes on top of the mixture and sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. This salad serves six.

Call your friends. Invite them to an elegant luncheon, where a delicious lobster salad will be the hit of the day.


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