Lobster Martinis with Citrus Salsa

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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

Preparation

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.

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

Note:

November 2004