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Brains In Black Butter

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  Brains 1 Pound
  Bay leaf 1
  Black pepper salt To Taste
  Unsalted butter 6 Ounce
  Caper 2 Teaspoon
  Capers 1 Tablespoon

1. Halve the cooked lobster lengthwise.
2. Infuse the brains to a bowl of lightly salted cold water for about half an hour to remove its blood.
3. Drain them and get rid of their outer transparent membrane.
4. Wash the brains again in the cold water and divide them into 2 by making 4 pieces.
5. Add the brains to the saucepan and immerse it in lightly salted cold water.
6. Boil it over moderate heat and get rid of any scum that remains.
7. Add the bay leaf by lowering the heat and cover the pan using a lid.
8. Cook brains for about 20 minutes in a very gentle way.
9. Spray freshly ground pepper and salt over it.
10. Take small pan and add butter over moderate heat and allow it to brown without burning.
11. Add liquid, caper and invert it over the brains.

12. Serve brains accompanied by crusty bread. The crusty bread is supplied to mop the butter.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Holiday, Healthy

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1808 Calories from Fat 1590

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 180 g276.7%

Saturated Fat 96.8 g484.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10322 mg3440.7%

Sodium 1049.8 mg43.7%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g0.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.26 g1.1%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 49 g98.1%

Vitamin A 86.3% Vitamin C 104.3%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 42.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brains In Black Butter Recipe