• Ingredients: 37
  • Serves: 4

Lobster and endive salad with heads belgian endive, spears separated, tomato, halved, seeded, cut into strips, chopped fresh chives.

Ingredients

  • 2 heads Belgian endive, spears separated
  • 1 tomato, halved, seeded, cut into strips
  • Chopped fresh chives

For relish

  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 orange or red bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch pcs.
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1 Golden Delicious apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

For patties

  • 1 slice firm white sandwich bread, torn into pcs.
  • 1 scallion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 1/4 lb ground lamb
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 lb feta, crumbled
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper

For scallops

  • 24 sea scallops , tough muscle removed from side of each if necessary
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

Salad topping

  • 8 cups loosely packed assorted mixed greens, including arugula and frisée
  • 2 tbsps. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. fine sea salt
  • 2 oz. Parmesan cheese, shaved with vegetable peeler
  • 6 large fresh basil leaves

For dipping sauce:

  • Special equipment: a 12-inch bamboo steamer; a 6-inch rolling pin or dowel; a well-seasoned 14-inch wok with a lid

Dippers

Directions

  1. Step 1 Mix first 8 ingredients in small bowl to blend. Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper. Cook lobster tails in pot of boiling salted water until opaque in center, about 8 minutes.

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  2. Step 2 Drain and cool. Remove lobster meat from shells. Cut tail into 1/2-inch-thick slices. (Can be made 1 day ahead.

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  3. Step 3 Divide endive among 4 plates. Top with lobster and garnish with tomato. Sprinkle with chives. Serve, passing dressing separately.

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Nutrition information

Calories 308 Carbohydrates 8 g (3%)
Fat 24 g (37%) Protein 15 g (30%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (3%) Sodium 669 mg (28%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Fiber 1 g (5%)
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g Cholesterol 153 mg (51%)