Thursday, December 31, 2009

Lobster Tail with herbed butter sauce

  • 4 Lobster tail - each 6 oz.
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Lemon wedges, for garnish
Butter Sauce
  • 1 stick salted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Dash hot sauce
  • Freshly ground black pepper

  1. In a small bowl blend butter, chives, tarragon, minced garlic, hot sauce, and black pepper with a rubber spatula. Blend thoroughly. Cover with plastic wrap and reserve.

  2. In a skillet, add 1/2 cup of water to boil, reduce heat to low and slowly add 4 Tbsp butter whisking to emulsify. DO NOT BOIL.

  3. Rinse the lobster. Open the lobster tail in butterfly form and sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste.

  4. Place the lobster tail in the skillet and cover. Maintaining a controlled temperature ( about 160~180 degree ).

  5. Steam cook for 8 minutes. DO NOT OVERCOOK.

  6. Serve with herbed butter sauce.

Lobster Tail With Butter Sauce @ Group Recipes

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