Thursday, August 19, 2010

Stir-fry Ginger and Garlic Lobster with Minced Meat

Yesterday when I was food shopping in Queens,I saw a full tank of new arrival fresh lobster swimming around in the fish tank.When I glance at the price tag, I was surprised !! it's written "Lobster from Boston $5.49 per lb only"!!! Usually fresh lobster above 1 pound,the seller will price it at least $7.99 and above..I quickly ask the seller for 3 lobsters..The average weight of each lobster is about one and half pound..It's been awhile I cook fresh lobster at home..Honestly,I'm dying for Chinese cooking style lobster rather then steamed.But Eliot is not keen to have his lobster cook in ginger,garlic or scallion.One word !! He prefer his lobster steamed with butter.As I said American style lobster cooking.Well,I guess I have to make another different type of lobster dish for him..Anyway,I cut up 2 whole lobsters ,coated with flour, pan-fried before stir-fry in ginger,garlic and minced meat..Viola!! what a spectacular lobster feast both Mishu and mommy had!







Ingredients:

2 fresh whole lobsters,about 1 1/2 lb each,remove the head,cut the tail into 4 pieces and remove claws(smashed the claws with meat tenderizer tool or the back edge of cleaver)
2 inch ginger,peeled and cut julienne
4-5 cloves fresh garlic,minced
100-150 gm minced pork
2 eggs

1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 corn flour
1 tbsp salt

4 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp ground pepper powder
1/2 cup oil

a bunch of cut scallion and cilantro
Method:
1:Heat large skillet with oil at high heat.Combine corn flour ,all purpose flour and salt in a large bowl,mix well.Coat cut lobster with flour mixture,shake the excess flour before place into the hot oil.Do not overcrowded lobster the skillet when pan-fry.
2:Pan-fry lobster for about 1 minutes before remove to a large plate,set aside.Do not over fried the lobster,it's tend to get chewy and tough.Use the same skillet ,if it's too mush oil remove some,add in garlic and ginger.Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
3:Add in minced meat,sauteed for 1 minutes before add in eggs..Scramble the eggs with minced meat,add in soy sauce,sugar and ground pepper.Check the seasoning,before toss in the cooked lobster.Toss all the ingredients well.
4:Toss cut scallion and cilantro before remove from heat.Dish out and serve warm.
pan-fry fresh lobster fresh lobster swimming in the water..












6 comments :

Anncoo said...

I love Boston lobster, huge and fresh. Love the way you cook this lobster, looks to delicious. Makes me drool..

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this sound fresh and delicious !

ICook4Fun said...

I am salivating just looking at your dish. We do have live lobster here in the supermarket but they were around $8.99. I just wait till it is cheaper. Thinking of making some lobster rolls. Looking at your dish I might change my mind :)

noobcook said...

lucky you to find reasonably fresh lobsters. I think the lobsters here are exorbitant and not as fresh. and I love your way of cooking it with lots of garlic :p

Cooking Gallery said...

What a combination! Lobster with garlic, ginger and minced meat...Sounds absolutely delicious! Yum!

My Asian Kitchen said...

Anncoo:
Thank you☺ btw,I wonder the lobster sell in singapore and Msia.where they come from?.

Sonia:
Thank you ,dear☺

icook4fun:
hahaha!! thank you☺ what a good idea to make lobster roll!! now you give me the idea to make lobster sushi.I just saw a weekly flyer from supermarket..lobster for $4.99...maybe I should grab some and make sushi lobster!!

noobcook:
thank you☺ yes lobster season is here now..we live at northeast are lucky can enjoy boston lobster at reasonable price eventhough the seafood at Gulf is limited and pricey now due to oil spill..

cooking galler:
Thank you for dropping by and your kind comment..Hope to see you again soon☺

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917atyahoodotcom. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.