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Lobster Nicoise Salad


serves 4


Ingredients:


1/2 cup white wine

1 teaspoon black peppercorns

1 tablespoon salt

1 celery stick

1/2 yellow onion, peeled and chopped

2 each 1 lb. lobster

2-3 small yellow potatoes, sliced

1/2lb. green beans, trimmed

Dressing:

2 teaspoons capers

1 tablespoon Roasted Garlic Champagne Mustard

1 lemon, juiced

4 tablespoon California Extra Virgin Olive Oil


1 bunch romaine lettuce, chopped

2-3 radishes, thinly sliced

2 eggs, hard boiled, peeled and halved

3/4 cup Kalamata Olives


Instructions:

Fill a large pot halfway with water and add wine, peppercorns, salt, celery and onion. Bring poaching liquid to a simmer over medium heat.

Add lobster, potatoes and green beans to the poaching liquid and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the lobster is thoroughly cooked and the potatoes and green beans are tender. Remove from the liquid and cool in ice water.

In a medium bowl combine dressing ingredients and whisk to combine.

Once the lobster has cooled, peel and chop into bite-sized pieces.

Place lettuce on a platter and top with lobster, potatoes, green beans, radishes, eggs and olives. Drizzle with dressing and serve.

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