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Grilled lobster with orange butter


Easy and quick to prepare, this grilled lobster in orange butter is an exceptional recipe!

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 2 female lobsters (500 g)
  • 4 tbsp. toasted flaked almonds
  • Coarse salt, freshly ground pepper

Orange butter:

  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 70 g ground almonds
  • 1 orange
  • Freshly ground pepper

Grilled lobsters in orange butter

For the orange butter:

- In a bowl, combine the softened butter, ground almonds and orange zest. Pepper. Mix well. If necessary, cool slightly.

- Put the oven in grill position.

- Bring salted water with coarse salt to a boil, boil the lobsters for 20 seconds. Remove them. Place them on a cutting board. Using a broad-bladed knife, cut them in half from head to tail. Remove the pebble pocket.

- Arrange the lobsters in an oven dish and sprinkle their flesh with pieces of mixed butter. Place them under the broiler for 7 to 8 minutes (make sure they do not burn but brown). Baste them halfway.

Keep them warm covered with aluminum foil (to prevent them from drying out).

- Serve quickly sprinkled with grilled flaked almonds, with rice or vegetables.

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: F. Hamel

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