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Lobster Spaghetti


  • 1 x 1.25 pound Lobster

  • 6 oz dried Spaghetti

  • 2 fine chopped Garlic Cloves

  • 1 shallot fine chopped

  • 2 oz Dry White Wine

  • 4 oz tomato sauce store bought is fine

  • 0.5 mild Chilli seeded and sliced thin

  • 2 oz vegetable broth store bought is fine

  • 2 oz chiffonad Basil

  • 4 oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Salt

  • Pepper


  • 1.

    In a large pot of boiling water boil lobster for 6 minutes, remove from the water and shock in ice water to stop the cooking process.

  • 2.

    When cooled remove the meat from the tail, claws, and knuckles.

  • 3.

    Discard shells and chop the lobster into bite size pieces.

  • 4.

    Make sure to have boiling water seasoned with salt and olive oil to cook the pasta.

  • 5.

    Drop the pasta in the boiling seasoned water and stir until submerged.

  • 6.

    Heat a large sauté pan with 3oz of olive oil.

  • 7.

    Add the garlic, shallots, and chilies and sauté until soft about 3 minutes.

  • 8.

    Add the white wine and reduce to 1/3.

  • 9.

    Add tomato sauce, vegetable broth and ½ of the basil and bring to a boil.

  • 10.

    When the pasta is cooked, add the lobster to the sauce and heat through.

  • 11.

    Add the pasta and toss to coat the pasta.

  • 12.

    Serve in a large bowl and drizzle the remaining olive oil over the pasta and sprinkle the remaining basil.


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To die for
Posted by Sacha9Report
Delicious and easy ! I did not have a chili pepper so I used red pepper - worked out fine.
Posted by Mai11Report
I tried this receipe and it was delicious. Only problem I had with it was it was a bit oily. I'm not sure if the olive oil porportions are off or something?.
Posted by Johnny13Report
Delicious omg
Posted by Johnny13Report
I just made it and it was delicious,,