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Lobster Eggs Benedict
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14 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 35MINS

Lobster Eggs Benedict

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This benedict is a great, special treat and has a light, favorable sauce that offers a refreshing alternative to the traditional gloppy, fatty benedict sauce.
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Messy Kitchen Happy Belly
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This benedict is a great, special treat and has a light, favorable sauce that offers a refreshing alternative to the traditional gloppy, fatty benedict sauce.
35MINS
Total Time
$34.25
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
1
US / Metric
Lobster Tail
2
Lobster Tails
Margarine
2 Tbsp
Margarine
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Old Bay® Seasoning
1/2 Tbsp
Old Bay® Seasoning
Shallot
2
Shallots, minced
Cognac
1 splash
Cognac
or Brandy, Whiskey
Fat-Free Half And Half
2 1/2 cups
Fat-Free Half And Half
Tarragon
1 Tbsp
Tarragon, chopped
Fresh Chives
1 Tbsp
Fresh Chives, chopped
Orange
1
Orange, zested
Salt
to taste
English Muffin
2
English Muffins, toasted
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1799
Fat
70.3 g
Protein
120.4 g
Carbs
145.8 g
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step 1
Gently pull Lobster Tails (2) from its shell. Set the shells aside, don't discard. Melt Margarine (2 Tbsp) and Olive Oil (2 Tbsp), in saute pan over medium heat. Once butter is melted, add lobster, sprinkle Old Bay® Seasoning (1/2 Tbsp) over the tails, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
step 1 Gently pull Lobster Tails (2) from its shell. Set the shells aside, don't discard. Melt Margarine (2 Tbsp) and Olive Oil (2 Tbsp), in saute pan over medium heat. Once butter is melted, add lobster, sprinkle Old Bay® Seasoning (1/2 Tbsp) over the tails, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
step 2
Pull out the meat and let rest on a side dish. Add the Shallots (2) to the remaining margarine and oil, and cook for a few minutes until shallots turn translucent. Add the reserved lobster shells to the shallots in the pan and cook, on low, for 3 minutes.
step 2 Pull out the meat and let rest on a side dish. Add the Shallots (2) to the remaining margarine and oil, and cook for a few minutes until shallots turn translucent. Add the reserved lobster shells to the shallots in the pan and cook, on low, for 3 minutes.
step 3
Pull the pan off the heat and carefully add the Cognac (1 splash) place the pan back on the flame at medium and cook until the liquid is almost all evaporated, about 3 minutes. Add the Fat-Free Half And Half (2 1/2 cups) and let the sauce reduce by half, stirring occasionally.
step 3 Pull the pan off the heat and carefully add the Cognac (1 splash) place the pan back on the flame at medium and cook until the liquid is almost all evaporated, about 3 minutes. Add the Fat-Free Half And Half (2 1/2 cups) and let the sauce reduce by half, stirring occasionally.
step 4
Strain the sauce into a smaller sauce pot and add the Tarragon (1 Tbsp), Salt (to taste), Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and Orange (1) zest. Keep warm on low to medium-low.
step 4 Strain the sauce into a smaller sauce pot and add the Tarragon (1 Tbsp), Salt (to taste), Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and Orange (1) zest. Keep warm on low to medium-low.
step 5
Now is the time to toast up your English Muffins (2) and poach your Eggs (4). Once those are ready, add your reserved lobster back to the strained sauce. Let the lobster soak in the sauce for about 3 minutes until the meat is warmed through.
step 5 Now is the time to toast up your English Muffins (2) and poach your Eggs (4). Once those are ready, add your reserved lobster back to the strained sauce. Let the lobster soak in the sauce for about 3 minutes until the meat is warmed through.
step 6
Layer your warm lobster between the toasty English muffin and the poached egg, top with sauce and Fresh Chives (1 Tbsp). Serve and enjoy!
step 6 Layer your warm lobster between the toasty English muffin and the poached egg, top with sauce and Fresh Chives (1 Tbsp). Serve and enjoy!
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Breakfast
Brunch
Comfort Food
Lunch
Date Night
Father's Day
Game Day
Seafood
Winter
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