Recipe courtesy of Bonnie Mankoff
Glazed Sugar Loaf Pineapple and Lobster Salad Garnished with Toasted Coconut and Cuban Style Citrus Grilled Shrimp
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
1 hr
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
1 hr
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Glazed Sugarloaf Pineapple:
Lobster Tails:
Pineapple and Lobster Salad:
Cuban Shrimp Skewers:
Lime Mango Vinaigrette:
Pineapple chips:
Simple Syrup:

Directions

Cuban Shrimp Skewers:

Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F. Mix vanilla seed, sugar, and rum together in a large bowl. Add the pineapple and marinate for 15 minutes. Cook pineapple with melted butter in large pan over medium-high heat in batches until pineapple has caramelized. Cool and cut into small diced pieces. Set aside. 

Cut tails lengthwise and crack shell. Pull out meat but keep tail attached at tail end. Season with Bijol, salt, and pepper. Brush with butter. Roast until cooked, approximately 15 minutes, basting with butter a few times. Cool and dice. 

Combine lobster, pineapple, mango, papaya, water chestnuts, red pepper, carrots, bamboo shoots, chives, and cabbage and mix gently with 1/4 cup of the Lime Mango dressing. 

Preheat a grill: Cut sugar cane into 4 skewers, about 4 to 5 inches long. Season with Bijol, salt, and pepper. Mix butter, zest, and fruit juice then brush shrimp with butter mixture. Grill, basting with butter mixture until shrimp is fully cooked. 

Place 3 to 4 pineapple chips on bottom of plate and place coconut in center of chips. Fill coconut with salad. Garnish with lengthwise chips and pineapple leaves. Spoon a tablespoon of dressing on each plate. Lean shrimp skewer against coconut and plate at an angle. 

Lime Mango Vinaigrette:

Start by adding everything from lime juice to cilantro and blend.using a burr mixer, hand held electric mixer or whisk. Slowly add in oil while continuing to blend. Season with salt and pepper.

Pineapple chips:

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F. For the pineapple chips: Peel and cut the pineapple in half width-wise. Cut small wedges out of the pineapple to create thin flower slices. Cut other half lengthwise to remove the core. Dip into simple syrup and place on a silicone mat or parchment paper on a sheet pan at 200 degrees in oven for about 4 hours until dried out to create chips.

Simple Syrup:

Bring all ingredients to a simmer in a small saucepan. When the sugar is dissolved, remove from the heat and allow to cool. Remove the vanilla bean. 

Cook's Note

Cracking Coconuts: Tap with a cleaver, applying pressure around top of coconut. Tap around and around the top of the coconut until the top breaks off. Reserve coconut water.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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