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Lobsters are one of the most popular seafood eaten by the people around the world. They make very delicious and mouth-watering dishes. Nowadays, many people go for lobster tails, instead of whole lobster, because it takes less time and can be cooked easily. It is known to all that lobsters have a large quantity of meat stacked in their tails. It takes little effort to cook a delicious lobster tail dish in your own kitchen. You just need to boil them and serve warm with a simple sauce or butter, or chill for serving with salads. This gourmet dinner can be prepared by following some easy tips, plus some recipes.

  • First of all, you need to shop for lobster tails. You should know that lobster tails are less expensive and simpler to choose, in comparison to whole lobsters. Most lobster tails found in the market have a large quantity of meat stuffed in them. You can buy them fresh or go for frozen ones as well. While shopping for lobster tails, you should plan on one tail for each person. You can also find best-quality Maine lobster tails for sale online.
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    Next step is about how to cook lobster tails. If the lobster tails you have bought are frozen, you should thaw them in refrigerator for 8 to 10 hours. If you have to cook four tails of 8-ounce each, bring 6 cups of salted water to boil in a 3-quart of saucepan. Now, add the lobster tails and simmer them uncovered for about 8 to 12 minutes. Tails will now turn bright red and meat will become tender when poked with a fork. Now, you should drain it in a colander.

  • At last, it is time to serve. Put one lobster tail on each plate and keep the shell side down. If you wish to, cut each tail lengthwise with the help of kitchen scissors. Now, you can serve them with clarified butter for dipping. 

Do you know that you can also order lobster tail dish online? Some online stores make you available with frozen lobster dishes, which are delivered to your doorstep in a package containing all the required ingredients and cooking instructions. Regular Maine lobster tails is one of the most sought after lobster tails for sale at the online food stores. All the required ingredients and instruction method is provided to you by the online store.

Christmas is round the corner and people are making plans to celebrate the day their own way. Some people like hanging out with their pals whereas family men and women love to celebrate the occasion with the members of their family. Lots of people visit restaurants or cook their favourite food in their own kitchen.

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Having good food on the occasion of Christmas is a tradition throughout the world. In many countries, Christmas dinner consists of seafood dishes, wholly or partially. Some households prepare many different varieties of seafood dishes on this occasion.

On the Christmas, family and friends drop by to enjoy together the delicious meal, after taking part in church services. A huge gathering of family and friends imposes a tough task of preparing a seafood menu. Advance preparation or large quantity cooking of seafood is ideal to avoid such circumstances occur. It is recommended to plan a menu in advance to avoid the hassle of last minute cooking.

You can ensemble various seafood dishes with your Christmas Day dinner menu. Here are the dishes that you can serve to your guests on the Christmas Eve/ Day.

• Go with an easy appetiser to begin the meal. Prepare the shrimp cocktail well in advance to allow it to chill down. You can also prepare and bake the shrimp puffs when your guests arrive. lobster-salad-ck-643356-l

• Always serve the cold appetiser with a soup dish, which can be prepared in advance and reheated at the time of serving.

• A seafood salad is prominent on the Christmas Eve/ Day dinner menu. You can lighten up the lengthy menu with a refreshing crab salad, a perfect dish on the special occasions. Moreover, it is quite easy to multiply this dish.

• Many households prefer to go with a pasta course, following the soup. Serving a crowd the pasta dish is tricky, if you are not going with a baked dish that can be prepared in advance and baked at the time of dinner.

Furthermore, many people like to go with lobster, shrimp and other seafood dishes on the occasion of Christmas. So, if you have called on your friends and family over the Christmas dinner, serving seafood dishes can be an ultimate fun.

You can also order lots of seafood dinner on the online food stores, where you may also get gift vouchers and discount coupons.

If you want to have some fun on weekends with family and friends, there is no better way than making some delicious dishes to get the party going. Whether you are planning a romantic weekend with loved one, a barbecue nigh with friends, a kitty party on Saturday or a family brunch on Sunday, seafood recipes can spice up your weekends mood.

So, if you are looking for a fun-filled weekend, going by the choice of some of the avid food lover will help you plan a great day ahead. Some people love to have spicy shrimps, lemon garlic mussels and curried lobster on the special and refreshing days. This is absolutely a fantastic idea for the delicious seafood dinner. Find out how you can make a delicious dish this weekend.

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Spicy Shrimps

You will need:

• 600gms of medium or large shrimp

• Chopped onion, 1 cup

• Minced garlic, 3 cloves

• 1 ½ teaspoons of paprika

• ½ teaspoon of black pepper

• ½ teaspoon of white pepper

• 125 grams of salted butter

• ½ teaspoon of powdered oregano

• 1 tablespoon of hot sauce

• ½ cup of chicken broth

How will you prepare?

• Add the butter in a non-stick frying pan

• Add sauté and garlic for a minute after butter has melted

• Now add sauté and onions for two minutes

• Then add black pepper, white pepper, hot sauce, oregano and paprika and stir them together

• Coat the shrimps while sautéing for not more than two minutes

• Now, mix in half a cup of chicken broth and cook till the shrimps are done

• Tuck in

Curried Lobster

Now, you will need following ingredients for making curried lobster

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• 650 to 700gms of cooked lobster meat

• 100 grams of cashews, grounded into a paste

• 150 grams of butter

• 2 cups of onion paste

• ¾ teaspoon of powdered ginger

• 4 cloves of garlic paste

• 1 teaspoon of powdered turmeric

• ½ cup of mashed tomato

• 1 tablespoon of sugar

• 2 ½ cups of coconut milk

Method to prepare

• Melt the butter again in a non-stick saucepan

• Mix in garlic paste and onion and sauté them for approximately 10 to 12 minutes

• Now, add cashew paste, mashed tomato, turmeric and ginger powder

• Cove the sauté pan and allow it to simmer on low heat for approximately 5 minutes

• After that, uncover the pan after turning off heat and cook for 10 minutes more

• Add salt and sugar to taste and cook for 5 minutes more after stirring the mixture

• Serve with rice

You will surely love this dish. Enjoy it with your friends and family.