Serve this dish with crusty bread and a glass of Sav Blanc for a tasty meal idea.


  • 2 Lobster tails, medium to large

  • 1 Large Eggplant

  • 1 large red capsicum

  • 1 radicchio

  • 1 can of Chickpeas- drained and lightly squished

  • 1 Tbls finely chopped Tarragon, Chervil, Chives and Flat leaf Parsley

  • 4 Tbls Olive oil

  • 2 Tbls Red wine vinegar

  • 2 Tbls Lemon juice

  • Butter

  • 2tsp finely chopped Tarragon

  • 1tsp Dijon mustard

  • 8cm Stacking ring


  • 1.

    For Vinaigrette: combine olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, chopped herbs, Dijon mustard, salt and black pepper and mix thoroughly- Set aside.

  • 2.

    Slice eggplants 3mm thick rounds, fry in olive oil until cooked and set aside on absorbent paper. Slice sides off capsicum and put skin side up under a grill. Cook on high until the skin blackens. Place the blackened capsicum in a plastic bag to sweat then peal skin off and discard- set aside. Drain chickpeas, place in a bowl and lightly squash them. Put 2 teaspoons of the vinaigrette in the chickpeas and mix. Remove lobster from tail and roughly chop. Gently cook in some butter and tarragon in a fry pan. Add 4 leaves from the radicchio and wilt then remove and set aside.

  • Put the stacking ring in the centre of your plate. Stack ingredients in the following order::

  • 1.

    1 Wilted radicchio leaf

  • 2.

    2 tbls of chickpeas

  • 3.

    1 Eggplant ring (trim to fit if needed)

  • 4.

    2 tbls of lobster

  • 5.

    1 piece of capsicum (trim to fit if needed)

  • 6.

    2 tbls chickpeas

  • 7.

    2 tbls lobster

  • 8.

    1 radicchio leaf

  • 9.

    1 Eggplant ring

  • 10.

    1 piece of capsicum

  • 11.

    Press down gently to firm up the stack and then carefully remove the stacking ring. Drizzle the vinaigrette over and around the stack and serve.

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings