Mother’s Day Seafood Recipe

lobster newburgYour mother brought you into this world and she deserves a great dinner for mother’s day. Show her you put some thought into her mother’s day dinner with a unique recipe she may have never had the chance to experience. Nothing says “I love you, mom!” quite like fresh-cooked lobster. And if you’re looking for an excellent way to prepare it, read on!
Ingredients:

  • • Three Large Lobsters
  • • 1/4C Butter
  • • 1/2C Cooking Sherry
  • • ½ C Brandy
  • • 1 C Heavy Cream
  • • 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
  • • 4 Egg Yolks
  • • Cayenne Pepper, Salt to Taste

Preparation:

  • • Drop lobsters in boiling pot of water, 8 minutes from the time the water returns to a boil.
  • • Remove meat from the shell and claws. Coarsely chop.
  • • Cook the lobster meat in butter on moderate heat, 2 minutes.
  • • Add Sherry and Brandy, 2 minutes.
  • • Remove lobster meat.
  • • Add cream to pan. Boil 2 minutes.
  • • Reduce the heat to low and add nutmeg, cayenne and salt.
  • • Whisk in the yolks, whisking constantly, 3 minutes.
  • • Stir in lobster meat. Serve.

 

The Ultimate Celebratory Feast

seafood feastJob promotion? Graduation? Won the lottery? No matter what the occasion, there are certain milestones reserved for a truly epic feast. And there are few better components to an epic feast than crab and lobster. When preparing for your next special occasion, only considering a simple yet luxurious dinner sure to satisfy even the most discriminating of tastes will do.
• 1 Whole Lobster
• ¼ Cup Drawn Butter
• 2 Lemon Wedges
• King Crab Legs
• White Fish Cut of Your Choice
• 2 scallops
• 2 Shrimp
• Salt & Pepper
This is a surprisingly quick dinner to prepare. Because it will take the longest, place your white fish in the broiler.
• Time your whitefish in the broiler for about 15 mins.
• Place whole lobster in boiling water for 12 mins.
• Sere scallops in hot pan for 3 mins on each side, add lemon juice from one wedge and set aside.
• Place crab legs and shrimp in boiling water for 6 mins.
• Plate everything and garnish with a lemon.
Add one of each component for each dinner guest. Cooking this meal is all about timing, so start with what takes the longest so everything is done at the same time. Simple yet refined, boiled lobster and crab make for the best compliment to any accomplishment or festivity.

Cape Pier Chowder House Menu is Here!

The Cape Pier Chowder House will reopen on April 3rd, 2015 for our new season. We’re proud to announce and release our 2015 menu, which features selections that include our lobster stew, crab cake sandwich, fried fish & chips, lobster dinners, and of course our famous lobster roll. Plus, many more delicious menu items! To see the complete menu, click here! 

The Cape Pier Chowder House is located at 79 Pier Road in Kennebunkport, ME. We can’t wait to see you in 2015!

Rock Lobster Tails & Newburg Sauce


Place Lobster tails in cold water. Cook, gradually, add remaining ingredients. Cook slowly for about 30 minutes, or until tender. Do Not Boil. Drain and then dice.


Newburg Sauce

1 tbsp flour

4 tbsp butter, dash pepper

A little nutmeg

1 cup thin cream

2 egg yolks

1/2 tsp salt

Blend flour into melted butter in top of double boiler. Add cream. Stir until slightly thickened. Add seasoning and diced lobster. Heat thoroughly. Add hot mixture to slightly beaten egg yolks. return to double boiler. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Serve on toast. Serves 4

Lobster Irish Seafood Chowder- A Perfect Patty’s Day Addition

seafodd chowder Just in time for St Patrick’s Day, this Irish favorite will have your party goers coming back for seconds. This relatively simple cream-based chowder includes all the seafood favorites for the perfect medley.

 

 

 

  • 1 Medium Onion
    1 Carrot
    2 sticks of Celery
    1cup Peeled, Diced Potato
    1 pound Smoked Haddock
    2 cooked lobster tails
    1 glass of White Wine
    2 cups Cream
    2 cups Full Fat Milk
    10 teaspoons Butter
    10 teaspoons Flour

Coarsely chop lobster meat.
Finely dice carrot, celery & onion.
Add vegetables and butter to heated pan.
Boil the cream, milk, and vegetable concoction.
Add the diced smoked haddock.
Bring the soup back to a simmer, check seasoning & serve.

Lobster Scampi Linguine

Lobster Scampi Linguine Probably one of the most indulgent recipes we advocate, lobster scampi linguine is perfect for special occasions.

Served as a reward for a job well done, to celebrate a job promotion or just to show your loved ones you care, lobster scampi is favorite to everyone!


Lobster Scampi Linguine Ingredients:

2 lobster tails

1 lb linguine

3 garlic cloves, minced

½ cup dry white wine

3 tbsp unsalted butter

3 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tsp red chili flake (optional)

Salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese

Directions:

Boil water for the linguine, in a large pot for best results. Once rolling boil is achieved, put linguine in pot and time 10 mins.

Over medium heat in a large sauté pan, add butter and oil (do not let brown). Add garlic and sauté 1 minute, being careful not to burn. Add lobster and wine and cook until the lobster is pink about 4 -5 minutes.

Remove lobster from tail shells and moderately chop. Add to sauce with pasta and toss mixture. Add salt, pepper and Parmesan to taste and serve.


Now that you are ready to start cooking up this delicious meal, all that’s left to do is order your fresh Maine lobster from Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

Place your order with us online or by calling us at 1-800-967-4268.

A Simple Way to Make Quiche Delicious

seafood quiche Quiche is simple and delicious, a recipe for popularity. Easy to make for any occasion, you can basically add anything you love for your perfect quiche. From veggies to red meat to poultry, customizing your quiche to your tastes is easy as 1,2,3. An immensely popular addition for making quiche spectacular is crab.

Crab Quiche
Ingredients:
1 cup cooked crab meat, 1/2 cup mayonnaise or miracle whip, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 cup cubed

Swiss cheese, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 cup of chopped scallions and 1 unbaked pie crust.
– Preheat over to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
– In large bowl, beat eggs
– Stir in milk, flour and mayonnaise until well blended
– Mix in crab, Swiss cheese and scallions
– Spread mixture into unbaked pie crust
– Bake 40-50 minutes
– Serve while warm

Stay Warm This Winter with the Perfect Lobster Bisque

It’s cold outside with that biting January air rolling down from the North. The snow is blowing sideways and it’s building up fast. There is no better way to beat the cold than staying indoors and throwing together a few of your favorite ingredients for hot shellfish soup.

Lobster Bisque Ingredients
What you will need:
3 tbsp. butter
1 can vegetable stock
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
3/4 cup whole milk
3/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 to 2 1/2 cups lobster meat

Once you have broken the lobster from its shell, because this is the most time-consuming, melt the butter in a large pot on medium heat. Once fully melted, add the vegetable stock, salt, cayenne and boil for 10 minutes.

Add lobster to the mixture and puree. Then add milk, cream and wine. Simmer about 30 mins until thickened. So when you’re struggling to beat the frigid temps outdoors, don’t forget hot soup will give you the leg up.

Shellfish Making the Endorphins Flow…

Maybe this year for Valentine’s Day you’re ditching the restaurant for a nice, romantic home-cooked meal. Perhaps you need some recipes however that will impress your significant other but also not cause you any stress during the preparation or cooking process. Both of these recipes are easy-to-make and delicious – the perfect combination for a V-day dinner.

Secret Admirer Potato & Crab Chowder
Ingredients: 2 tablespoon butter, 1 medium cooking onion chopped, 2 tablespoon minced garlic, 1 pound cooked crabmeat, 1 can creamed corn, 1 can chicken broth, 3 cups of cubed cooked potatoes, 3 tablespoons flour, 2 cups milk.

– In a large pot, melt the butter, sauté onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes
– Add potatoes, continue to sauté
– While stirring add flour evenly
– Add milk, chicken broth and corn
– Mix all ingredients well
– Stir continually over medium heat for 5-10 minutes
– Cover pot, reduce to low heat and allow 20-minute simmer
– Mix in crabmeat
– Simmer for an additional 5 minutes
– Serve

Lovebird’s Lobster Risotto
Ingredients: 1/2 pound chopped lobster meat, 2 cups rice, 4 tablespoons olive oil, 4 tablespoons chopped garlic, 1/4 cup white wine, 1 can chicken stock, salt.

– In a large pot, heat olive oil
– Add garlic and rice, stir well
– Mix in lobster meat and a pinch of salt
– Pour in the wine
– Bring the mixture to a boil, continue to stir
– Turn heat down and add chicken stock slowly
– Cook until rice is al dente
– Sever while warm

Shellfish for Your Sweety!

Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday for love, romance, flowers, chocolate and of course – a seafood dinner! Whether you’re making it for a significant other, loved one or friend, these two recipes go great together or separate and are sure to impress.

Cupid’s Crab Cups
Ingredients: 1 pound cooked crabmeat, 1 block of cream cheese, 2 chopped green onions, 1/2 cup of sour cream, one package of phyllo shells.
– In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, sour cream and green onions
– Fold in the crabmeat, be careful not to over mix
– In a cupcake tin, put 3 pieces of phyllo in each cup, pressing against the sides creating a cup
– Fill each phyllo cup with the crab mixture
– Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20-30 minutes
– Serve while warm

Passionate Lobster Pasta
Ingredients: 2 pounds of chopped lobster meat, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 cup tomato paste, 1/3 cup of Chardonnay, 2 tablespoon white wine vinegar, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 6 cups whipping cream, 2 boxes of fettuccine noodles.
– In a frying pan, sauté the lobster meat for 3 minutes
– Reduce the heat to low and add the tomato paste
– Transfer mixture to a larger pot after adding olive oil to the warming pot
– Stir in the wine, vinegar and garlic
– Add cream and increase the heat the a boil
– Let mixture boil for 2 minutes
– Turn heat off and let mixture sit
– In a separate pot, boil water and cook fettuccine noodles
– When noodles are cooked, drain and add sauce
– Toss noodles and sauce for 4 minutes over medium heat
– Season to taste with salt and pepper
– Serve