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Bananas Lobster
2 tablespoons butter
3 shallots
2 lb. Florida lobster meat, cut in medallions
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/3 cup fish stock or clam juice
½ cup Florida carambola wine

(any fruity wine may be substituted)

Bananas Lobster
1¼ cups whipping cream
2 cups Florida bananas, sliced
2 Florida limes, peeled and sections removed from membrane
1 whole serrano pepper, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Step One
Place 2 tablespoons butter in skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots, do not brown, sauté for 1 minute. Add lobster meat.

Step Two
In a separate bowl, combine cornstarch, fish stock or clam juice, carambola wine and cream. Add mixture to skillet and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Add bananas, limes, serrano pepper, salt and pepper. Cook until lobster is opaque. Serve over rice or pasta.

Yield: 4 servings

Tropical Fruit Growers of South Florida, Inc. / 18710 S. W. 288 Street, Homestead, Florida  33030