Crispy lobster cocktail

Crispy lobster cocktail

Spiced lobster tails with punchy Bloody Mary sauce.

By , 20 April 2016
Crispy lobster cocktail
  • Ready in: 35 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £7.86 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 287g serving contains
  • Fat 33.9
    48%
  • Sat Fat 3.7
    19%
  • Sugar 10.9
    12%
  • Salt 1.84
    31%
  • Cals 545
    27%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 795kJ/190kcal.
Ingredients
  • 17g Extra Special Shallots, finely sliced
  • 13g gherkin, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chives, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp tarragon, finely chopped
  • Splash of vodka
  • 195g Extra Special Spicy Marie Rose sauce with Brandy
  • 100g Chosen by you Prawn Crackers
  • 150g breadcrumbs
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 250g seasoned plain flour
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Extra Special Lobster Tails (one per portion)
  • Little Gem leaves, to serve
  • Cherry tomatoes, to serve
  • Cress, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve
Method
  • Combine the shallots, gherkins, herbs and vodka in a bowl with 195g cocktail sauce.

  • To make the coating, crumble the prawn crackers. Mix into breadcrumbs and paprika.

  • Put seasoned flour, beaten eggs and lobster coating into three separate bowls.

  • Shell and remove the vein from each lobster tail. Cut each cooked tail into 5 and dip pieces into the flour, then the egg and the coating. Fry in a deep-fat fryer until golden (about 3-5 minutes).

  • Drain on kitchen paper and serve in a martini glass with the tartar sauce and garnish.