Thursday, March 19, 2009

Lobster Tail with Lemon Curry Butter

lobster tail lemon curry butterI am so lucky to live in SoCal where seafood is easy to get and not too expensive. My girlfriend who lives in Germany always complain to me how she missed eating seafood since they are not easy to get. But then again, she goes back to Malaysia at least twice a year and where she lives, Titisee/Black Forest, it is just so beautiful. So I guess that was not too bad eh? Talking about Black Forest, reminds me of Black Forest Cake. I am not quite sure if they are available here but they are in Malaysia and it is 1 of my favourite cakes and they are so yummy. I had a huge slice when I was in Black Forest and it took me by suprised by the overwhelmingly taste of alcohol in the cake unlike those available in Malaysia.

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I think I am confusing my readers now since the title and pictures posted here are not of cake of any kind. No, you are not wrong. I was just reminiscing all the travelling that I did during my younger years. *wink* Now back to the title and pictures, I made Lobster Tail with Lemon Butter Sauce after I saw it at Maya's My Feasts. This is the 2nd time I cooked lobster on my own. The first time, I just boiled it and eat it with chili sauce. I know! Sad huh? After seeing it at My Feasts, I decided to make some myself. Here is my version.

Lobster Tail with Lemon Curry Butter

1 lobster tail, halves
2 garlic, minced
1 shallot, minced
1/4 tsp hot chili powder
1 tbs curry powder
1/2 stick unsalted butter -softened
1 tbs lemon juice
1/4 tsp salt

1. Saute minced garlic and shallot with 2 tbs of butter.

2. Add in chili and curry powder and saute for 1 min. Let it cool and add in lemon juice. Keep aside (or you can refrigerate) until ready to use.

3. Seasoned lobster tail with salt and pepper. Lightly butter a frying pan and cook the lobster tail. (Just like shrimp, this should not take long)

4. When the lobster is done, pour some of the Lemon Curry Butter on top. Eat with steamed vegetable like broccoli and carrot. You can also drizzle some of the Lemon Curry Butter on the vegetables like I did.







26 comments:

Ida Hariati Hashim said...

Ya Allah..mintak nyawa..sedapnya..

Tq for sharing, this is what i have been looking for..

tigerfish said...

you make me jealous and miss CA once again :(

Ms eNVy said...

I won't lie to you but reading this post and looking at the pix .. I was salivating all the way! .. I miss SoCal so much .. I haven't had lobster for a long time! .. usually I would do the same thing .. just boil and eat with chili sauce hehehe .. tq for sharing the recipe .. nanti when I ada rezeki I will go to the Asian Store and buy lobster tail :)

Peter M said...

Curry and lime sound like a delicious way to dress up lobster!

Salt N Turmeric said...

Ida, cubalah buat. Sedap tau. Kalau takde lobster, cuba dgn udang besar. Im sure mesti sedap jugak.

Tigerfish, you can get lobster in Spore, cant you?

Envy, you pun cicah chili sos jugak ye? hehe. I saw at asian store the live lobster was selling for like 8.99/lb. Nyesal tak beli!

Peter, im actually not used to eating seafood dipped in butter but with the twist, it turned out very good. :)

Sarah Elizabeth said...

Mmmmm, owh that looks soo good!! I can't wait to live near the ocean, fresh seafood every day for me!!

Zue Murphy said...

I love lobster tail but have no chance of making different dish other than drench with lots of butter. I must visit Orlando again and have that all you can eat lobster. They are awesome! Your lobster look delicious.

Olga said...

That looks great! Good thing I don't keep kosher :)

And I just came back from assisting an Indian class at Sur La Table.

Janice said...

Your lobster tail looks good Farina. Will try your recipe soon. I've got two lobster tails in my freezer, leftover from last Christmas.

Christie @ Fig & Cherry said...

Wow, gorgeous! I wish lobster was cheap near where I live :)

MamaFaMi said...

Dapat ku bayangkan kesedapannya sehingga menjilat pinggan! Hehehe..

Salt N Turmeric said...

Sarah, i didn't use a fresh one either. lol.

Zue, kat Orlando ada cam tu ye? I think kat sini u have to go to Tijuana for tht.

Olga, that sounds like fun. :)

Janice, its time to take those lobster out fr the freezer. These lobster with lemon curry butter is really good. Worth thawing those lobster! lol.

Christie, where are you located at? Lobster is kinda pricey but cheaper than in Malaysia of course.

Mamafami, tepat sekali! memang kalau boleh nak jilat pinggan tu. haha.

Cynthia said...

Um, that succulent flesh is calling my name.

Jun said...

hmmmmm, farina...i ate lobster...very loooong time ago...kat sini mahai taw! tp nampak sedap sgt tu..nak kna tunggu hbby dpt bonus la..hahahhaa

Maya said...

Farina - what a lovely surprise :) Looks wonderful!!

Anis Zainal-Pacleb said...

ciss...... my fav ni! i mean as long as it's lobster, udang galah in any sauce or simply grilled it, memang la buat i telan i liur....

looks extremely deliciously tempting to me..... u never failed to tease my taste bud babe!

Salt N Turmeric said...

Cynthia, Cynthia, Cynthia. Yes, it does seem like they are calling your name. lol.

Jun, dpt bonus nanti terus ajak dia gi supermarket ok?

Maya, thank you! They were so so good!

Anis, do I? ;) hehe. Guna udang galah pun boleh jugak for this. Cubalah ok?

Michelle said...

This recipe looks amazing! I'm bookmarking it right now!

Salt N Turmeric said...

Im glad you think so Michelle. :)

Dentist and Me said...

wah wa ske sungguh dengan gaya photo ini di abadikan. terrer la lu

Salt N Turmeric said...

You'll like it even more once you've tried this lobster with lemon curry butter. caya lah cakap i. :)

noobcook said...

so luxurious, I love love love lobster :P

Nate-n-Annie said...

I also love Black Forest Cake and have been wanting to make one for a long time. If I ever get a good recipe, I'll let you know.

Salt N Turmeric said...

Wiffy, better to cook it myself than eat out. :)

Nate/Annie, yes pls do let me know if you've found a good recipe ya?

Michelle said...

I agree. You are one seriously lucky girl. In the UK we pay through our noses for most if not all seafood. The ridiculous thing is we're on an island, what a joke!

Lovely dish, btw.

Salt N Turmeric said...

Michelle, true that seafood are most expensive in an island. I really dont get it. lol.