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Crab-stuffed Florida Lobster
Courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood & Aquaculture
Serve With:Servings: 2
Long grain rice and roasted vegetables.
Prep Time: 10 Min.
Cook Time: 25 Min.
What you need:
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+ 2 (1 lb.) whole Florida lobsters, split lengthwise
+ 1 Tbsp. butter
+ 1 Tbsp. Florida celery, finely chopped
+ 1 shallot, finely chopped
+ 1 tsp. flour
+ 1 tsp. dry mustard
+ 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
+ 1/4 c. milk
+ 1/2 c. Florida crab meat, flaked
+ 1 Tbsp. butter, melted
+ 3 Tbsp. dry breadcrumbs
What to do:
1. Clean lobster body cavity thoroughly; and set aside.
2. In a small skillet, sauté celery and shallot in butter until soft. Stir in the flour, dry mustard, cayenne and milk; simmer until thickened.
3. Add crab meat and spoon mixture into the lobster body cavity. Brush lobster meat with melted butter. Sprinkle bread crumbs and paprika over crab and lobster meat.
4. Bake on oven proof pan at 400°F. for 15 to 20 min. until cooked through and lightly browned.
Recipe courtesy of Florida Department of Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing
Calories: 465; Calories From Fat: 151; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 85g; Cholesterol: 236mg; Total Carbs: 15g; Protein: 59g;