Cajun Lobster

Total Time:
33 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
18 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Intermediate

Directions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
    1 small onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, chopped
    1 (12-ounce) lobster, meat removed and cut into medallions, shell reserved
    1 bay leaf
    Pinch dried thyme
    1 tablespoon paprika
    1/4 tablespoon cayenne pepper
    1/2 teaspoon dried chili powder
    1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (recommended: Tabasco)
    Salt
    1/2-ounce brandy
     

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
     
    Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and saute until tender. Add lobster and all seasonings except brandy and cook for about 3 minutes. Transfer lobster to a baking dish (or if you are using an oven-safe skillet, place it in the oven) and roast for about 8 minutes. Remove baking dish or skillet from heat, add brandy, and return to oven for 2 more minutes. To serve, return lobster mixture to the lobster shell, and arrange attractively.

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