Monday, October 27, 2008

Baked Maine Lobster with Cheese

Even though I suffer from lactose intolerance, I love cheese. I am one of those people who believe almost everything is better smothered in cheese. This is one of my favorite live lobster dishes to make at home. It is pretty easy to throw together, and seems more like a relaxed meal than lobster usually is.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 whole live Maine lobster
  • 2 teaspoons melted butter
  • 2/3 cup light cream
  • 1/2 slice bacon (chopped finely)
  • 1 stalk spinach
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped finely)
  • 2 slices cheese (use your favorite cheese)
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of sugar
  • flour
  • Dried parsley flakes

  • Recipe Directions:
    Clean the lobster and cut it into halves (use only half the lobster). Boil the spinach in hot water, drain the water dry and chop the spinach. Set aside. Heat up a wok/skillet and add in the melted butter. Saute the garlic and bacon until aromatic, then add in the spinach and cream and bring to boil. Add salt and a pinch of sugar, and a little flour to thicken the sauce. Dish out. Preheat the oven to 375 degree. Spread the mixture onto the body of the lobster and its head evenly. Break the cheese into small pieces and top the lobster with them. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese turns golden brown. Sprinkle dried parsley flakes on the lobster and serve hot with lemon wedges.

    1 comment:

    Fearless Nester said...

    Try Cabot brand cheese 0 grams of lactose -- can't help you with the light cream though...