🦞Poached Butter Lobster & Tomatoes with Scallion Rice

 poached plated butter lobster with tomatoes cooked in 5 quart induction 21 stainless steel sauteuse

Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min

Ingredients - Lobster
• 2 pounds live lobster or 4 lobster tails
• 4 sticks sweet cream butter (1 inch slices)
• 5 cloves garlic (minced)
• 4 large tomatoes (cut into large chunks)
• 6-8 fresh basil leaves
• 1 teaspoon salt
• ½ teaspoon black pepper
• 1 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  Ingredients - Rice:
• 2 tablespoons dried or fresh chives
  (thinly sliced)
• 3 cups uncooked rice
• 1 tablespoon olive oil

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 Induction 21 Stainless Steel Sauteuse (5 Qt.) ID21 Stainless Steel Saucepan with Pour Spout & Strainer Lid
(2.5 Qt.)
Induction 21 Stainless Steel Stock Pot
(8 Qt.)
induction 21 stainless steel 5 quart sautuese
induction 21 stainless steel saucepan with strainer lid used for making the pasta in this recipe
induction 21 stainless steel stock pot 8 quarts
Small Stainless Steel Flat Whisk
Small Stainless Steel Flat Whisk

 

1. If using live lobster, bring pot of water to boil. Turn off heat and add the lobster. Cover with lid and let cook for 3 minutes. (This is only to parboil the lobster.) Remove all lobster meat from shell and cut into large chunks. If using lobster tails, remove meat from shell - do not cut up.


cutting shells off lobster for poached lobster in 5 quart stainless steel sautuese

2. Add ½ cup of water to Sauteuse. Heat over medium. Then, add in the butter a few slices at a time. Continuously whisk.

3. Once butter is melted, mix in the garlic, lemon juice, and red chili pepper flakes. Cook for another minute and then add the lobster meat.

4. Cook lobster tails on each side for 2-3 minutes. (No need to flip if using cut up lobster from live step.)  Remove from pan and chop (if using lobster tails.)

adding lobster to poached plated butter lobster with tomatoes cooked in 5 quart induction 21 stainless steel sauteuse

4. Boil 6 cups of water in the saucepan and add in chives and olive oil. Add in rice and cover. Cook until water is absorbed.

cooking rice in 2.5 quart saucepan with strainer lid

 

6. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper and  basil leaves to butter sauce and cook for 2 minutes. Add lobster meat back to pan. Allow to simmer for 2 minutes.

cooking tomatoes for poached plated butter lobster with tomatoes cooked in 5 quart induction 21 stainless steel sauteuse

7. Plate by serving lobster and tomatoes over rice.

 plated poached lobster cooked in induction 21 stainless steel sautuese

Happy Lobster Day!