Poached Lobsters

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - lobsters| For the green curry sauce:
  • 1/4 cups - green curry paste.
  • 2 tbsps - palm sugar.
  • 1/4 cups - coconut milk.
  • 3/4 cups - cream.
  • 2 tbsps - fish sauce or salt to taste| For the potato cake:
  • 500 g - steamed mashed potato.
  • 3 tbsps - butter.
  • 2 tbsps - cream.
  • 1 - egg.

How to Make Poached Lobsters

  • For the green curry:
  • Saute the green curry paste.
  • Add coconut milk, cream and palm sugar. Simmer for 1 minute.
  • Add the fish sauce and simmer for another minute.
  • Remove from the heat and reserve.
  • Method for the potato cake:
  • Combine all the ingredients and mix.
  • Divide the mixture into four portions. Form them into cakes.
  • Bread the cakes and deep fry until golden.
  • Method for the lobster:
  • Place them in a pot of salted boiling water for 2 mins.
  • Next, place them in a bowl of water with ice.
  • Remove the meat from the tail and place in a heat-proof bag with 4 tbsps of butter.
  • Seal the bags and place in a pot of simmering water until cooked (about 5 mins).
  • To finish:
  • Place the potato cake in the centre of the plate.
  • Remove the lobster tail from the bag.
  • Slice the lobster tail in half and place on top of the potato cake.
  • Drizzle the green curry sauce around the outside and serve.