Lobsters have long been considered as a luxury food item. When eaten in moderation, lobsters can make for a delicious meal packed with healthy benefits. It offers a rich amount of vitamins and minerals that can help you meet your everyday nutritional needs. If you’re looking for a decadent yet healGet Shortlinkthy lobster treat, try the recipe below:
For the Lobster Alfredo
Olive oil (1 tbsp)
Minced garlic (1 tsp)
Milk (2%; 1 cup)
Cornstarch (1-1/2 tbsp)
Fresh basil leaves (10 whole pcs; chopped finely)
Parmesan cheese (1/3 cup; finely grated)
Salt (1/2 tsp)
Black pepper (1 dash; ground)
Lobster tail meat (6 ounces; or shrimp as an alternative)
For the Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes (2 pcs; washed well; cut into 1-inch cubes)
Olive oil spray
Ground black pepper (2 dashes)
Salt (2 dashes)
Get the oven ready and pre-heat to 420 degrees F. Get the olive oil and spray it liberally over a rimmed baking sheet. Evenly place the sweet potatoes on the tray and spray it again with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper on top. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the potato cubes are lightly browned and soft; tossing halfway to prevent it from over-cooking or burning.
While waiting for the potatoes to be ready, get a large saute pan and place over medium heat. Add oil and garlic; sauté until it turns light brown in color. Add half of the chicken broth and half of the milk. Stir the ingredients until it simmers. In a different bowl, whisk the cornstarch and the rest of the chicken broth; make sure that all the lumps get dissolved. Lessen the heat, add the cornstarch mix then whisk thoroughly. Do continuous mixing until it simmers again; add the cheese, basil, pepper and salt after. Whisk until the mixture thickens then add the lobster/shrimp meat. Reduce the heat to low and cook meat for 5-7 minutes with continuous stirring. If the mixture gets too thick; add more milk.
Spoon about ¾ cup of the alfredo mixture and place it atop ¾ cup of the sweet potatoes. Spike with additional cheese, salt, pepper and basil leaves if desired.