Watermelon Soup With Fresh Lobster

Watermelon Soup With Fresh Lobster
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This soup combines the cool sweetness of watermelon and the spice of ginger with the fresh saltiness of lobster for a flavor combination that is sure to wow guests at your next summer party. This recipe is very simple to execute and can be made a day ahead of time. Add the lump crap meat when you are ready to serve. Serve as a starter before a simple grilled dinner or substitute fresh peaches for the lobster as a dessert. See all lobster recipes. Click here to see 9 Cool and Creative Ways to Cook with Watermelon.
  • 6 cup diced seedless watermelon
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 8 -10 mint leaves, plus more for chiffonade garnish
  • 6 ounce fresh lobster meat
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste
  1. Place the watermelon, ginger, ½ cup lime juice, and mint leaves in a blender and purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Lightly dress the lobster meat with the olive oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Plate 2 tablespoons of lobster in the center of the soup bowls (using a ring mold if available) and pour the watermelon soup around the lobster; garnish with mint and the sprouts, if using, and serve immediately.