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Lobster Martinis with Citrus Salsa

Fran Gealer
Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 whole lobsters, cooked and cleaned
  • 3 oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Garnish: fried plaintains

How to Make It

  1. Remove shell from lobsters, keeping claw meat intact. Thinly slice tail meat. Combine oranges and next 10 ingredients in a large bowl. Add lobster, tossing until well blended.

  2. Spoon mixture into lettuce-lined martini glasses or small bowls. Garnish, if desired.