Top 10 Best Lobster Tail Recipes
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
March 19, 2011
Filed Under Food
Contributed by Marnely Rodriguez, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Lobster meat is one of the most delicate seafood products and tends to be overcooked.
Be sure to cook your lobster until tender and account for carry-on cooking after removing it from the heat. Garnish with flavors that will balance out the rich sweetness of the meat and accompany with dishes that will elevate it to the highest status.
Here are my top ten best lobster tail recipes to get you started:
10. Steamed lobster and fries
One of the simplest ways to cook Lobster Tail is by steaming it. Steam slowly cooks the tender meat, assuring that it will turn out great. Serve with fries and enjoy with friends.
9. Cucumber Tempura Lobster Tail
A more elaborate preparation, the Lobster Tail meat is battered in Tempura, deep fried and the wrapped in thin cucumber slices. When deep-frying Lobster meat, watch the cooking times and batter lightly. The cucumber slices cool and soften the deep-fried texture.
8. Lobster pasta
Turn a plain dish into a luxurious presentation by adding chunks of sweet Lobster Tail to any pasta. Great served with cold pasta salad, garnished with a squeeze of lemon juice and zest.
7. Lobster bisque
Warm, delicious bisque infused with Lobster flavors is a perfect winter soup. A great idea is to make the stock by simmering the lobster shells, onions, celery and carrots; this will extract the most flavor. Starting with an already flavored base will make the bisque well-rounded on the palate.
6. Lobster tails and truffle butter
When you combine two of the best ingredients in the world, the outcome is nothing less than spectacular. Truffle butter can be purchased from retailers or made at home. Either way, a grilled lobster tail with a soft pat of butter melting on top is food art.
5. Butter poached lobster tail
And on the subject of butter, why not slowly poach the tail meat in it? Purchase high-quality unsalted butter and stir in a splash of cream. Simmer this and drop the chunks of Lobster in. Cook until tender and season to taste.
4. Stuffed lobster tail
A few ingredients with transform this Lobster Tail into a delicacy, with amazing textures imparted by the crust on top. Always remember that pairing Lobster meat with citrus will balance out the sweetness of it.
3. Lobster kabobs
If you don’t want to deal with picking the Lobster meat while eating, prepare lobster tails Kebab style and grill them along side beef and chicken kebabs! Easy for a picnic or casual party at home. Serve with lemon slices, salts and sauces.
2. Beef Roulade stuffed with Lobster Tail
A more elaborate preparation and caution should be taken to avoid overcooking the Lobster. Roll it in a thin cut of beef to assure even cooking.
1. Lobster rolls
Typical New England fare, true Lobster Rolls try to keep the process as simple as possible. Some restaurants only go as far as adding mayonnaise and celery, while others add lemon zest or herbs.