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Lobster Tails Harlequin

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Wish to cook something delicious, but are you short on time? Whip up an instant dinner with this quick and simple recipe for Lobster Tails Harlequin and sit up for a delicious dine-in with your family!
Ingredients
  Frozen rock lobster tails 24 Ounce
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 14 1⁄2 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cooked ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ripe olives 3 Ounce
  Hot cooked rice 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a large saucepan or Dutch oven with salted boiling water. Cook rock lobsters in it until tender, following package directions.
2) Use kitchen scissors to cut around the thin transparent under shell.
3) Remove meat and flake or dice.
4) Save the cleaned shells.
5) Take a chafing dish and melt 1/4 cup butter in it.
6) Add green pepper and cook until tender.
7) Add flour, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Stir and blend nicely.
8) Gradually stir in chicken broth, cream and milk. Cook until mixture becomes smooth and thick, stirring constantly.
9) Add ham, sherry, olives and lobster meat. Mix well.
10) Keep warm over hot water.
11) Toss rice with 3 tablespoons of butter. Pile into cleaned lobster shells.
12) Toss rice with three tablespoons butter; then pile into cleaned lobster shells (Fan out the end of tail for a more desirable appearance).
13) Top rice with Parmesan cheese.
14) Keep warm in slow oven (around 250° F) until serving time. Rub under broiler long enough to toast cheese, if desired.

SERVING
15) Serve chafing dish of lobster sauce surrounded by rice in shells.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Lobster
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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