Gluten Free Spicy Lobster Bites

Gluten Free Spicy Lobster Bites

Lightly pan-fried succulent lobster gets tossed in a spicy chili cream sauce and plated with a tangy red onion and cucumber salad.

You might be thinking frying such a delicate piece of meat would ruin it. NOT AT ALL.. The lobster meat stays succulent juicy & melt in your mouth tender with a crispy crunch on the outside… YUM! It is heavenly.

Ingredients

 

  • 1.25 lb lobster meat cut into large chunks (I used 8 lobster tails and cut each tail into 3 sections)
  • 1 c. corn starch
  • 1 T. blackened spice
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • vegetable oil for pan frying

Chili Sauce

  • 1/2 lb. chili peppers I used the mini sweet and 1 jalapeno
  • 1/4 medium onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 T. veggie oil
  • 3 T. rice vinegar
  • 2 T. brown sugar
  • 2 T. fish sauce
  • 1/4 c. mayo
  • 1/4 tsp. hot sauce
  • 1/2 cayenne pepper
  • 1 T. Sriracha
  • 2 T. water

Pickled Red Onion and Cucumber Salad

  • 1/2 c. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 red onion sliced thin
  • 1/2 English cucumber halved, seeded and sliced
  • 1 mini sweet red bell pepper sliced thin
  • Green onions garnish
 

Preparation

Make the Salad

  • Whisk the apple cider vinegar, sugar and salt until dissolved. Add red onion and cucumber, and bell pepper and allow to marinate on the counter for 1 hour.

Make the Chili Sauce

  • Place chili peppers, onion and garlic into a food processor and grate really fine.
  • Heat 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil in medium saute pan on medium-high heat for a couple minutes.
  • Add pepper mixture to saute pan and saute until fragrant.
  • Add rice vinegar, brown sugar and fish sauce.<br> Combine and simmer on low for 20 minutes stirring occasionally. Allow to cool.
  • Once pepper mixture has cooled, add mayo, hot sauce, cayenne pepper, Sriracha and water. Mix well. Set aside.
  • Make the Lobster Bites
  • Combine cornstarch, blackened spice, and kosher salt. Mix well.
  • Coat lobster pieces with corn starch mixture and set aside.
  • On medium-high heat, heat veggie oil with enough to make a shallow layer in a large saute pan.
  • Fry lobster for 2-3 minutes on each side or until done. You made need to do a few batches. Don't overcrowd the pan.
  • Drain on paper towel and coat in chili sauce. Garnish with green onions and serve with prepared salad.

Those Lobster Bites look delicious!! I want to try them ASAP!! Thanks for the recipe.

- Miami Food Network -

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