Lobster Salad with Lemon-Garlic Pita Wedges

Lobster Salad with Lemon-Garlic Pita WedgesRecipe
Jean Allsopp


Makes about 2 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living


2 tablespoons salt
1 (1 1/2-pound) lobster
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon minced red onion
2 tablespoons minced yellow bell pepper
2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley


Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add 2 tablespoons salt to water. Plunge lobster, headfirst, into boiling water. Cover pot; cook lobster 6 minutes. Drain and cool. Remove meat from claws and tail; coarsely chop. Chill lobster meat.

Combine mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl; mix well. Stir in onion, bell pepper, and parsley. Add chilled lobster; toss to coat.

Serve Lobster Salad with Lemon-Garlic Pita Wedges.

Shortcut Savvy: Shrimp makes an affordable and easy substitute for lobster. Ask the fish market to steam 3/4 pound peeled and deveined shrimp. Chill thoroughly, and coarsely chop. The light flavors of this salad also work well with fresh crab.