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Southeast Asian Inspired Lobster Roll

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In this episode... decadence on a bun. We are making a lobster roll with a little Southeast Asian twist. Sweet and meaty lobster with the flavors of lemongrass, cilantro and fresh lime juice make this a lobster roll a summer hit. No bibs required.
  Lobster 1 1⁄2 Pound (Boiled)
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm), chopped
  Celery 2 Medium, diced finely
  Carrot 1 Medium, grated
  Green onion 1 Medium, chopped finely
For the mayonnaise dip
  Egg yolks 2 Medium
  Grapeseed oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon grass 1 Teaspoon, minced finely
  Lime 1 Medium, juiced
  Salt 1 Pinch (For seasoning the mayonnaise)

1. In a pan with water that is generously salted, boil the lobster for at least 12 to 15 minutes after which it is to be put into ice cold water to stop the cooking.
2. In a blender to make the mayonnaise add 2 egg yolks, and very gradually keep adding the oil till the mixture is emulsified to get the right consistency. To this add lemon grass and the citrus lime juice for the flavor. Also add a pinch of salt to season the mayonnaise.
3. Shell the lobster and pull out the meat and dice it into chunks.

4. Take a large mixing bowl and put all the ingredients into it along with the lobster meat and the mayonnaise. Fold it such that all the ingredients are well combined.

5. Serve the lobster meat dressing with toasted and buttered bun rolls and the roll is ready to eat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lobster, Seafood
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
A mouth watering recipe of South Asian style lobster roll. This video makes it look so quick and easy. Prepared with lobster meat combined with celery, carrot and the beautiful taste of lemon grass and lemon juice. The healthy home made mayonnaise is mixed with the seafood to give a delicious flavoring. Serve in on a bun and get a taste and wholesome dish. Too good to be true!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 863 Calories from Fat 547

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 508.3 mg169.4%

Sodium 1195.8 mg49.8%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 67 g134.3%

Vitamin A 119.5% Vitamin C 16.5%

Calcium 21.9% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Southeast Asian Inspired Lobster Roll Recipe Video