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Lobster With Black Beans

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Ingredients
  Lobsters 1 Large (Or 2 Medium Ones)
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Fresh coriander leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)
For the sauce
  Finely chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Root ginger 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Spring onions 3 , cut into short sections
  Black bean sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Chinese rice wine 1 Tablespoon
  Stock/Water 4 Fluid Ounce (100 Milliliter)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the lobster cut in half lengthways (starting from the head).
2. Discard the legs, intestines and the feathery lungs.
3. Remove the claws and crack them with the back of the cleaver.

MAKING
4. In hot oil deep-fry the lobster pieces for about 2-3 minutes until the color turns bright orange.
5. Remove and drain.
6. Pour off the excess oil, leaving about 1 tablespoon in the wok.
7. Stir-fry adding the garlic, ginger, spring onions and black bean sauce, for a few seconds.
8. Add the wine and stock and bring to the boil
9. Add the lobster pieces, blend well and braise for about 2-3 minutes under cover.

SERVING
10. Serve garnished with the coriander leaves.

TIP
Both this lobster and the following crab dish should be served with finger bowls and plenty of paper tissues, as they are best eaten with fingers!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Lobster
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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