Lobster Cocktails: Perfect for NYE

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Are you hosting a New Year’s Eve party or attending one and need to make a dish? If you’re looking to bring something a little more creative than a fruit or vegetable platter, try out these lobster cocktail recipes!

Lobster-Avocado Cocktail

This Bobby Flay recipe offers a delicious, smooth taste with a kick! Whisk ½ cup fresh lime juice, 2 teaspoons of honey, 2 tablespoons of drained Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon hot sauce, 1 tablespoon freshly chopped tarragon and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Then gently fold in 2 cups of coarsely chopped lobster, 1 peeled, pitted and diced avocado, and ¼ cup chopped watercress leaves. For a unique presentation, serve the cocktail in shot glasses!

Lobster Salad Cocktail

The Neelys’ Lobster Salad Cocktail combines comforting southern taste with a festive presentation! To make the mayonnaise sauce, combine 1/3 cup mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, the juice of one lemon, salt and pepper to taste, 1 stalk finely chopped celery, 1 finely chopped shallot, 1 tablespoon finely chopped tarragon and 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives in a bowl.

Add 3 cooked and chopped lobster tails to the sauce and combine. Use martini glasses for a fun presentation style! Rub the rim of martini glasses with a lemon and then dip the rims in some dry rub. Divide the lobster salad between the glasses and garnish with lemon slices.

These recipes won’t be complete without high quality Maine lobster, so call us at Cape Porpoise Lobster Co. today to place your order in time for New Year’s Eve!