Recipe courtesy of Anthony Ambrose

Baked Maine Lobster on a Potato Gallette with Corn, Tomato and Dolce Salad

  • Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

Chive oil:

1 cup canola oil

1 bunch chives

Pinch sea salt

Baked Lobster:

4 tablespoons canola oil

2 large Yukon gold potatoes 

3 tablespoons pink peppercorns 

Salt 

1/4 cup chives, chopped 

One 2-pound Maine male lobster 

1/3 cup chive oil, recipe above, plus 2 tablespoons

2 strips bacon

Corn Tomato and Dolce Salad, recipe follows

Corn Tomato and Dolce Salad:

1 tomato, chopped

1/4 cup dolce (seaweed)

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 garlic clove, sliced thin

3 strips bacon, chopped

2 leeks, roughly chopped

2 ears corn, sliced off cob

Directions

Baked Lobster:

  1. For the oil: In blender, puree chives with canola oil and sea salt until infused and there is a consistent color.
  2. For the lobster: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large oven-safe saute pan, place oil and heat until smoking. Slice potatoes thinly (either with a mandoline or chef's knife) and layer in pan into a circle and season with pink peppercorn, salt and chives. Season outside of lobster with salt and pink pepper and chives and drizzle with chive oil place in pan on top of potatoes. Lay 2 strips of bacon on top of lobster. Place pan in oven for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, remove lobster from shell and place on crisp potato on plate and add another tablespoon of chive oil. Plate with Corn Tomato and Dolce Salad.

Corn Tomato and Dolce Salad:

  1. In separate saute pan, heat canola oil, garlic and bacon. Saute until bacon browns. Add leeks and sweat for 1 minute, then add corn. Saute for another minute. Add tomatoes and dolce and end of cooking and toss.