GRILLED LOBSTER AND CORN ON THE COB WITH SUN-DRIED CHILE BUTTER

Grilled lobster and com on the cob are brushed with spicy butter in this delicious recipe from chef Brad Farmerie.

Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • 2 stick(s) unsalted butter
  • 0.25 cup(s) pepper flakes
  • 6 lobsters
  • 0.25 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 lemons halved
  • pepper freshly ground
  • 0.25 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon(s) water
  • 6 ear(s) corn shucked

Preparation

  1. 1. Chile butter: Melt butter
  2. in a small saucepan over medium
  3. heat, and cook, stirring constantly,
  4. until pale golden brown.
  5. Stir in Aleppo pepper, and remove
  6. from heat.
  7. 2. Lobster: Bring water to a
  8. boil in a large lobster pot. Add
  9. lobsters, 2 at a time, and cook
  10. until bright red, 4 to 5 minutes.
  11. Remove from water with
  12. tongs, and return water to a boil
  13. ·between each batch. When
  14. cool enough to handle, twist off
  15. tails and halve them lengthwise.
  16. Remove claws, and crack open,
  17. then discard heads. Transfer
  18. tails and claws (do not remove
  19. meat from shells) to a large
  20. bowl, and add oil, lemons, and
  21. pepper; t oss to combine.
  22. FROM MY ~OME TO YOURS grilling
  23. 3. Preheat grill: If using a charcoal
  24. grill, make a fire in the grill.
  25. When coals are completely
  26. covered in gray ash, place your
  27. hand 5 inches above grill grates;
  28. when you can hold it there just
  29. 2 to 3 seconds, you are ready to
  30. grill. If you are using a gas grill,
  31. preheat grill on high 15 minutes
  32. with lid closed. Before beginning
  33. to cook, reduce heat by
  34. turning knobs to medium·high.
  35. 4. Corn: Whisk together oil and
  36. water. Place corn in a large bowl;
  37. brush with oil mixture. Grill corn,
  38. turning, until pale g9lden brown,
  39. 3 to 5 minutes.
  40. 5. When corn is almost finished
  41. cooking, place lobster tails
  42. on grill, cut side down, and cook
  43. until meat is lightly charred,
  44. about 1 minute. Turn tail, and
  45. brush meat with some chile
  46. butter. Place lobster claws on
  47. grill, and cook, turning every
  48. minute, until charred. Meanwhile,
  49. cook lemons on grill, cut sides
  50. down, 1 to 2 minutes. Cook until
  51. tail meat is opaque through.out
  52. and begins to pull away from
  53. shell, 4 to 5 minutes.
  54. 6. Serving: Transfer corn, lobster,
  55. and grilled lemons to a ·
  56. large bowl. Drizzle with remain·
  57. ing chile butter, and sprinkle
  58. with chives; toss to combine.
  59. Arrange corn and lobster on a
  60. platter; serve with tomatoes
  61. and lime wedges, and garnish
  62. with cilantro leaves.
October 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by JanetDMiller and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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