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Florida Seafood Recipe

Blue Crab Stuffed Spiny Lobster

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Ingredients  
2  1-pound whole spiny lobster, split in half lengthwise
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon celery, finely chopped
1 shallot, finely chopped
1 teaspoon flour
1 teaspoon dry mustard
pinch cayenne pepper
3 ounces milk
5 ounces crab meat, flaked
2 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon butter, melted
  paprika
 

Preparation
Rinse lobster body cavity thoroughly; and set aside. In a small skillet, sauté celery and shallot in butter until soft. Stir in the flour, dry mustard, cayenne and milk; simmer until thickened. Add crab meat and spoon mixture into the lobster body cavity. Brush lobster meat with melted butter. Sprinkle bread crumbs and paprika over crab and lobster meat. Bake on oven-proof pan at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes until cooked through and lightly browned.

Yield
2 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 465, Calories From Fat 151 , Total Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 85g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 236mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g, Protein 59g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1.06g

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