Valentine's Day may have come and gone but that doesn't mean you can't still show your loved ones how much you care. In fact, every day can be Valentine's Day with this recipe for grilled lobster with ginger, citrus, and scallions courtesy of Lilian Lo of Oriental Jade in Bangor, Maine on behalf of Maine Lobster.
GRILLED MAINE LOBSTER WITH GINGER, CITRUS, & SCALLIONS
Recipe By: Lilian Lo, Oriental Jade in Bangor, Maine
For Maine Lobster
2 whole Maine Lobster cut lengthwise
1 bunch scallion, cut 2 inches long
For ginger-citrus sauce
1 tsp. sesame oil
2 tbsp. chopped ginger
juice from 2 lemons
½ cup water
¼ cup unsweetened rice wine vinegar
¼ cup soy sauce
½ cup oyster sauce
Black pepper to taste
Preheat grill to 400 degrees.
Place whole lobster on a sturdy cutting board. Apply slight pressure to your knife and cut lobster in half lengthwise.
Season with salt and pepper. Lightly coat lobster with ginger-citrus sauce and allow to sit for 30 minutes.
Place lobster halves shell side down and cook for 5 minutes while basting with sauce.
Close lid and allow to cook for another 12 minutes.
Gently uncover grill to find bright red hued lobster.. Slowly turn over, and allow to mark flesh meat, about 2 minutes.
Remove from grill. Garnish with sliced scallions, parsley, and remaining sauce .
Serve up & enjoy!