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for lobster salad, combined with mayonnaise and often flavored
with dill or tarragon, celery, even chopped dill pickles. My
family prefers their Maine lobster without mayonnaise, so I prepare
Maine Lobster Salad with fresh tomatoes and cucumbers and pass
Maine Lobster Salad
- 2 cups mixed salad greens
1 pound Maine lobster, picked over for shells and cut into bite-sized
2 cups vine-ripe cherry tomatoes, sliced in half or 2 large tomatoes,
1 European seed-less cucumber, thinly sliced
1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges
Fresh basil leaves or tarragon leaves for garnish
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or tarragon
2 tablespoon grated onion
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
To taste, sea salt and freshly ground pepper
- Line four plates with the salad greens.
Mound a quarter of the Maine lobster in the center of each plate.
- Arrange the sliced tomatoes and cucumbers
on the plate. Garnish each plate with a lemon wedge and a piece
of fresh tarragon or basil.
- Prepare the dressing: Whisk together the
mayonnaise, chopped fresh herbs, grated onion and fresh lemon
- Season to taste with sea salt and freshly
- Pour the dressing into a pitcher and allow
each person to serve themselves.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Maine Lobster
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