Baked Stuffed Lobster Tails with Cape Cod Potato Chip Crumble

– 4-6 lobster tails, 4 oz. each
– 4 tablespoons lemon butter, melted (combine 4 tbsp. melted butter with 1/2 tsp. lemon zest)
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 4 tablespoons butter, salted
– 5 tablespoons onion, minced
– 1/4 cup chopped celery
– 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
– 1 cup Cape Cod Chips, crushed
– 1 1/2 cups lump crab meat, picked over for shells and cartilage
– 1/4 teaspoon salt and ground pepper, to taste
– 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
– 5 tablespoons dry sherry
– 2 tablespoons olive oil

1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees

2. Cut the lobster tails. Start at the top of the shell and cut down to the edge of the fin

3. Remove the tail meat, then place it on top of the shells

4. Place lobster on a baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper and then brush with melted lemon butter

5. Bake for approximately 5 minutes

6. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add onion, celery and garlic and cook until onion is translucent (about 2 minutes)

7. Gently fold in 1/2 cup potato chips, salt, pepper, lemon zest, sherry, olive oil and crab meat

8. After 5 minutes, remove lobster tails from the oven. Brush again with melted lemon butter, pack pre-cooked crab stuffing tightly on top and top with remaining potato chips

9. Bake for 12 to 13 minutes, or until lobster meat reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees

10. Brush again with melted lemon butter, then serve immediately

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: