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Caribbean Lobster Callaloo (Soup)

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Based on the traditional way of making Callaloo in the Caribbean, especially Trinidad and Tobago, but we'll be using Lobster instead of the typical Crab.

1HR 15MIN

Total Cooking Time

18

Ingredients
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
1 Tbsp
4
Lobster Tails , washed
4 cloves
Garlic , crushed
2
Culantro Leaves , chopped
1 stalk
Celery , finely chopped
1
Medium Onion , diced
4 sprigs
1/4
Scotch Bonnet Pepper , thinly sliced
3/4 tsp
2 cups
Water
15 cups
Fresh Baby Spinach , roughly chopped
12
Okra , chopped
2 cups
2 cups
Pumpkins , diced
1 1/2 cups
Seafood Stock
1 1/2 cups
Coconut Milk
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Directions

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Step 1
In a pan over low heat, add Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) , Butter (1 Tbsp) and the Lobster Tails (4) . Place the lid on and cook for about 4-5 minutes.
Step 2
Remove the lobster tails. In the same pot add in Garlic (4 cloves) , Culantro Leaves (2) , Celery (1 stalk) , Onion (1) , and Fresh Thyme (4 sprigs) then give it a quick stir.
Step 3
Season with Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp) , add in Scotch Bonnet Pepper (1/4) and let it cook down for 3-4 minutes.
Step 4
Remove the meat from the lobster tail shells and place the shells into the pot. Give it a quick stir and season with Salt (3/4 tsp) .
Step 5
Add Water (2 cups) and bring up to a boil for 10-15 minutes.
Step 6
At this point remove the shells. Add in the Fresh Baby Spinach (15 cups) , Okra (12) , Sweet Potatoes (2 cups) , Pumpkins (2 cups) , Seafood Stock (1 1/2 cups) and Coconut Milk (1 1/2 cups) . Give it another stir, bring it to a boil.
Step 7
Place the lid on and let it cook on a steady boil for about 45-50 minutes.
Step 8
Using a swizzle stick break down the soup till nice and smooth. If you have a stick blender pulse the soup, but do not blend as we want to avoid a frothy consistency.
Step 9
Add in the lobster tail meat and stir. Serve and enjoy!

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