Crispy lobster cocktail

Crispy lobster cocktail

Spiced lobster tails with punchy Bloody Mary sauce

By , 20 April 2016

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Crispy lobster cocktail
  • 35 Mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £7.86 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 287g serving contains
  • Energy

    2280KJ

    545KCAL

    27%
  • Fat

    33.9g

    high

    48%
  • Saturates

    3.7g

    low

    19%
  • Sugars

    10.9g

    low

    12%
  • Salt

    1.84g

    high

    31%
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.