Grilled lobster and passion fruit sauce - Fish Tales
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Grilled lobster and passion fruit sauce


  • 1

    Half fill your biggest pan with water, adding 200g salt for every 4 litres of water, and bring to a boil. Gently drop in the lobster and cook for 4-5 minutes with the lid on.

  • 2

    Take the lobster out of the boiling water and keep it under cold running water for 1 minute, to stop the cooking process

  • 3

    Cut the lobster in half and remove the vein. Lay the two lobster parts on a baking plate on their shell part. Break off the claws, get the meat out of it claws and put it on the lobster parts.

  • 4

    Lay small knobs of butter on the lobster meat and season with salt and pepper. Put the baking tray in the oven and grill for 3-4 minutes.

  • 5

    Melt 15 grams of butter in a frying pan and fry the shallot on low heat until softened. Make sure you don’t colour the shallot. Scoop in the passion fruit and the mustard and give it a stir. Add the juice of half a lime and season with salt and pepper.

  • 6

    Pour in two tablespoons of double cream and reduce the sauce for 3 minutes. Finish the sauce with 2/3 of the coriander.

  • 7

    Arrange the grilled lobster parts on a plate and scoop over the passion fruit sauce. Serve with extra coriander and lime parts.


  • - 1 big lobster

  • - 40 g unsalted butter

  • - 1 shallot, finely chopped

  • - 3 passion fruits

  • - 2 tsp Dijon mustard

  • - juice of 1/2 lime

  • - 2 tbsp double cream

  • - 3 tbsp coriander leaves, roughly chopped

  • - salt and black pepper

  • 30 min
  • 2 persons