Maine Lobster Cobb Salad

Maine Lobster Cobb Salad
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A traditional Cobb Salad will use chicken, bacon and blue cheese -- but this bad boy uses lobster.This recipe is courtesy of Get Maine Lobster.
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Total time: 25 minutes
  • 1 1/4 pound live maine lobster, or perfectly cooked fresh lobster meat
  • 3 ounce lettuce mixture
  • 1 medium avocado, diced
  • 1 hard cooked egg, sliced
  • 4 artichoke hearts, quartered
  • 1 roma tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cucumber, diced
  • 4 ounce lobster salad dressing
  • croutons, for garnish
  • 1 lemon, for garnish
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 pinch of salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon tabasco sauce
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only
  • 2 tablespoon cognac
  1. Steam Maine lobsters for 7 minutes.
  2. Clean and save all meat and shells.
  3. Cut tail meat into medallions, leave claw meat in whole pieces.
  4. Toss lettuce mixture with tomato, cucumber, artichoke hearts, the remaining knuckle and body meat from the Maine lobster, and the dressing. Arrange on oval platter.
  5. Arrange the medallions of Maine lobster meat on top of lettuce mixture creating the form of a Maine lobster using the shell with the claw meat on each side and the tail fin at the base of the medallions.
  6. Arrange hard cooked eggs, avocado fans, croutons, and lemon wedges around the Maine lobster.
  7. Whisk all ingredients together.