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Video: Grilling lobster burgers

updated 7/10/2008 10:53:04 AM ET 2008-07-10T14:53:04

Looking for a unique summer recipe for the grill? Chef Michael Haimowitz of New Jersey's Arthur's Landing restaurant offers up this suggestion for lobster sliders with spicy avocado mayo.

Recipe: Lobster sliders (on this page) Recipe: Spicy avocado mayo (on this page)

Michael Haimowitz of Arthur's Landing is a New Jersey native and graduate of The Culinary Institute of America. He has cooked in some of the country's most renowned kitchens, including Lark Creek Inn under Bradley Ogden (in Northern California) and Wolfgang Puck's Granita (in Malibu). Michael also opened The Morrell Wine Bar and Cafe in 1999 at Rockefeller Center.

Recipe: Lobster sliders

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pound lobster meat
  • 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fine diced red pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Preparation

In bowl of food processor, combine ½ pound lobster meat, ½ pound shrimp, heavy cream, salt and pepper. Puree until smooth.

Place pureed ingredients in a bowl, fold in remaining ingredients.

Using a one-ounce ice cream scoop, portion burger mix onto a parchment-lined sheet pan. Wet hand, then flatten portions to form patties.

Refrigerate ½ hour, then grill and serve.

Recipe: Spicy avocado mayo

Ingredients
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 limes
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 2 jalepenos, peeled, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Preparation

Place avocado in bowl of food processor with mayo, juice of two limes and chipotle powder. Puree until smooth.

Add remaining ingredients. Pulse until well combined

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