Citrus Lobster

This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The FN chefs have not[ tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and, therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.]

Total Time:
45 min
10 min
35 min

2 servings

  • 2 (1 1/2-pound) lobsters
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 6 ounces orzo
  • 1/2 lemon, zest
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • Pinch white pepper
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • There are three steps to this recipe, and you will want to try to do them all simultaneously.

  • In a large pot boil 2 cups water, 2 cups pink grapefruit juice, and 1 cup orange juice. When it starts steaming, put in both lobsters for 20 minutes. Do not overcook. Remove lobsters and remove meat from the shells.

  • While lobsters are cooking, boil orzo in a pot of salted water for 8 minutes until al dente. Do not over cook.

  • In a pan, saute 1 cup pink grapefruit juice, lemon zest, cream, pepper, and freshly squeezed orange juice. Put on medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the al dente orzo to the mixture in pan. Add cleaned lobster meat and sugar. Toss over heat for 2 minutes and serve.

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