14 November, 2019
Lobster recipesPosted in : recipes on by : Danielle
Lobster Tails with Honey Garlic Butter White Wine Sauce is the perfect Valentine’s Day or particular event dinner!
Fancy, classy and very best of all Effortless to make. All prepared in under 20 minutes, which includes the sauce, this is another 1 of individuals ‘let the oven do all the cooking for you’ kind of recipes! Total of flavour, there’s no need to have to go to a restaurant for chef-tasting lobster tails.
I can’t believe of anything at all far more romantic than seafood on Valentine’s Day…especially a couple of lobster tails. I know the a single issue that stops me from buying lobster tails far more usually is that they’re so unbelievably pricey. You definitely want to make confident no matter what recipe you choose for your particular evening will offer the flavour you’re looking for.
This is THE recipe we loved the most. And what a winning mixture! White wine, honey, garlic butter and a hint of lemon juice seeps into the lobster meat, completely charring it below the broiler (or grill if you’re in Australia), and caramelising the edges. SO. Excellent!
I only have one particular key tip. Please don’t omit the white wine. It supplies the sauce with the Greatest flavour. We attempted the sauce without wine, changing it with broth as an alternative and it’s just not the very same. We also tried it with a tablespoon of Dijon to provide the acidity you need in the sauce, but the flavour of white wine won.
If you’re anxious abut the alcohol amount, you can lessen the wine to less than half to decrease the sum.
What kind of white wine do you require?
Consider to uncover or use a excellent high quality dry white wine. We use Pinot Grigio for this recipe, but Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay will operate. Make confident you often pick great high quality more than anything inexpensive, particularly when cooking with seafood.
Fresh or frozen lobster tails?
We acquire frozen and thaw them overnight in the fridge. If you’re in a hurry and want to thaw them quicker, area them in a pot filled with cold water for about half an hour. Please don’t be tempted to microwave them or put them in scorching water. Go slow and do it appropriate.
How do you open a lobster tail?
- Some thing that may possibly look intimidating to some readers is opening a lobster tail. Prior to you start, get your hands on a pair of sharp scissors. We use a sharp pair of kitchen shears.
- Hold a lobster tail in one particular hand, or area it on a bench leading supporting it with your hand. With the shell facing up, minimize down through the centre of the back to the finish of the tail, leaving tail fan intact.
- With your thumbs and fingers, open the shell to loosen it from the meat, opening the meat away from the shell side walls.
- Pull the meat up from the bottom of the shell to seperate the shell from the meat beneath it.
Once you’ve done that, insert a tiny wedge of onion in the bottom to allow flavour to steam via. You could also include a couple of smashed garlic cloves in there for added garlic flavours!
Drizzle with the white wine honey garlic sauce aiming to get as considerably sauce into the shells as effectively as all above.
What is the very best way to cook a lobster tail?
We usually grill ours on a barbecue, and you’re a lot more than welcome to do that if you like. Nonetheless, due to the sum of honey in the sauce, we went the broiling option. Simpler clean up, no honey stuck on grill plates to scrub later on and comparable final results with charred edges.
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If you’re not a fan of lobster, this Honey Garlic Salmon is equivalent to the sauce in this recipe, omitting the white wine. There’s also Creamy Shrimp Piccata (or Salmon), Tuscan Salmon (or Shrimp), and even Browned Butter Honey Garlic Chicken to select from.