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Gourmet Lobster, Spinach & Tomato Salad

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With the opening of the much anticipated Belize Spiny Lobster Season, this recipe will delight your family. Chunks of lobster meat tossed in a healthy salad – is a definite game winner!  

WHAT YOU NEED:

1 pound Spiny Lobster tails (de-shelled)

1 handful of spinach leaves

2-3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges

¼ cup extra virgin oil

Zest and juice of 1 ½ lemons

Salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS:

*If lobster tails need to be thawed out, place in cold water bowl for ten minutes, squeeze out any excess water and pat dry.

*Dice lobster tails in big chunks

*In a large bowl, toss spinach and tomatoes with olive oil.

*Add lemon juice, salt and black pepper to taste and toss again

*Add lobster chunks and gently toss one more time

*Garnish with lemon zest.

*this recipe makes 4 servings

Optional: Pairs well with Hot Mamas Belize Manganero Sauce

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Coconut Curried Lobster

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With the Belize Lobster Season coming to a close on February 15th, it’s time to treat the family to a taste of this yummy crustacean to send off the season. And of the many ways to prepare it, we present you with this amazing Coconut Curried Lobster recipe.

WHAT YOU NEED:

3-4 Medium Sized Lobster

4 tspn Curry Powder

1 Red Pepper (thinly sliced)

1 Orange Pepper (thinly sliced)

1 Green Pepper, (thinly sliced)

2 Small Habanero Peppers (thinly sliced) or Hot Mama’s Pepper Mash

1 Leek (thinly sliced)

1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning

3 Cups Coconut Milk

1 Cup Fresh Chopped Tomato

6 tblspn. Olive Oil

DIRECTIONS:

*Remove lobster meat from shells. Reserve shells.

*In large sauce pan heat 4 tablespoons olive oil, add curry and let cook, stirring for one minute.

*Add leeks, peppers, Italian seasoning and stir for three minutes.

*Add coconut milk, fresh tomato and simmer for 3 minutes. 

*In separate pan sauté Lobster in remaining olive oil for one minute, then add to curry mixture, simmer five minutes. 

*Boil shells to bring out red color. 

*Serve curried lobster mixture in shells or over white rice.

*Optional: Hot Mama’s Belize Pepper Products

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