Garlic Lobster Masala
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Serves: 2
  • 4 lobster tails (4oz each)
  • ½ cup of sliced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 serrano chilies deseeded & sliced
  • ½ cup of sliced spring onions
  • ½ tbsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp. ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 tbsp. grapeseed oil
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt and Black pepper to taste
  1. To prep the lobster tails cut the little legs off the belly of the lobster. With kitchen shears cut through the top middle of the lobster tail shell and the middle bottom. Cut the meat in half as well.
  2. Once the tails are cut in half, pull out the lobster meat gently. Cut the meat in bite size portions. And drain on a kitchen towel.
  3. In a medium skillet, heat one tablespoon of grapeseed oil on medium high heat. Add the lobster tails shells to the skillet and cook till red and fragrant.
  4. Set aside the lobster shell in a tray to cool.
  5. In the same skillet add two tablespoon of ghee, add the sliced garlic and the sliced and deseeded serrano chilies. Sauté on medium heat till the garlic is golden brown.
  6. Add the minced garlic, sauté till incorporated.
  7. Now add the lobster meat, and season with salt, black pepper, garam masala powder, coriander powder, and turmeric powder.
  8. Sauté till lobster is fully cooked this will only take 2-3 minutes.
  9. Once the lobster is cooked add lemon juice and garnish with the sliced spring onions, and serve in the lobster tail shell.
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