The desired flavour of this lobster dish is a balance of salty, sweet, sour and hot.


  • 1 x 1kg live Lobster chopped into 8 pieces

  • 2 tablespoons Ginger peeled and roughly chopped

  • 3 Garlic Cloves peeled and crushed

  • 2 teaspoons Salted black beans

  • 0.5 cup Spanish Onion peeled and sliced into wedges

  • 4 Chinese shallots stems

  • 0.5 red capsicum deseeded and chopped

  • 4 Red chilli's deseeded, cut in half

  • 1 tablespoon Peanut Oil

  • 2 tablespoons Shoaxing wine (Chinese cooking wine)

  • 0.5 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1.5 teaspoons light soy sauce

  • 0.12 Sesame Oil

  • 0.25 tablespoon Chinese black Vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon Oyster sauce

  • 1.5 teaspoons chicken stock

  • 0.33 bunch Coriander leaf only


  • 1.

    In a boiling Chinese steamer, place in the lobster pieces then steam for approx. 5 minutes. Immediately remove.

  • 2.

    In a wok, heat peanut oil up to smoking point, toss in ginger, garlic, onions, blackbeans and stir-fry vigorously for 2 minutes.

  • 3.

    Add shallots, red capsicum and chillies then stir-fry vigorously for a further 3 minutes.

  • 4.

    Quickly add xaoxing wine, stir-fry for 1 minute, add sugar, soy, and oyster sauce and chicken stock. Stir-fry for 2 minutes.

  • 5.

    Finally, add sesame oil and black vinegar.

  • 6.

    Quickly toss in cooked lobster and stir-fry everything together for 2 minutes.

  • 7.

    Serve lobster on large white platter and garnish with coriander.

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Posted by pazz36Report
Brilliant and sublime in all its splendour