Maine Recipes: Maine Lobster Cocktail

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Maine Lobster Cocktail

2 C mayonnaise, 1/2 C (adjust for spiciness) chili paste, 1/4 tsp. Finely chopped garlic, 1 finely diced shallots, 1 C lightly whipped heavy cream, 1 juice from lemon, 1 bunch - snipped scallions, 1 finely diced green peppers, 1 pinch to taste salt, 1 pinch to taste black pepper, 1 1/4 lb Maine Lobster, 1 cut up into wedges lemon

Steam the lobster for 10 minutes. Shock the lobster in ice water and remove. Split the lobster in have length ways. Set aside in refrigerator. For the Sauce: Lightly whip the cream. In a large bowl fold all the ingredients until well-mixed. Taste and season. Allow the sauce to chill in refrigerator. Place the sauce in a ramekin. Place half the lobster on a chilled plate with the lemon wedge. Garnish with a large basil or parsley herb sprig. Serve.

  Source: The Broad Arrow Tavern at the Harraseeket Inn