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Lobster Salad with Red Devil Dressing Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Lobster Salad with Red Devil Dressing

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"This recipe features lobster, the 'Queen of the Sea'. The intensity of the richness of lobster is only amplified by the unique taste of it's dressing. Laid on a bed of fresh salad greens, it's a great summertime luncheon meal."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to broil. Position rack in the center of the oven. Lightly oil a baking sheet.
  2. Cut off top of garlic, place on a square of aluminum foil. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil, and sprinkle with a pinch of salt on top. Wrap in foil, and place on baking sheet. Prepare onion in the same manner.
  3. Place baking sheet in the center of the oven, and bake garlic and onion for 15 minutes. Place red bell peppers on sheet; broil for 15 minutes, turning to blacken all sides. Remove peppers only, and place in a brown paper bag. Place mushroom on baking sheet, and broil for 15 minutes. Remove mushroom, onion, and garlic from oven. Set vegetables aside until cool enough to handle.
  4. Peel and remove seeds from peppers; place in blender, discarding seeds and peel. Squeeze garlic and onion from skins; add to blender, discarding skins. Coarsely chop mushroom; add to blender along with remaining olive oil, lemon juice, fennel, ketchup, and vinegar. Blend until smooth. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper.
  5. Place shredded lobster meat in the center of a large bed of salad greens. Pour dressing around lobster meat.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 17, 2005

This was a smash hit at a special Father's Day picnic, but I did modify and clarify for myself a bit. I used a half sweet onion and it took a full hour to broil on high, the garlic 45 minutes. When to chop the mushroom was vague. I chopped before broiling and it broiled rapidly, 10-12 minutes was plenty. Once all was blended I added a bit of mayo for smoothness of texture, a bit of lemon juice and a dash of worcestershire. I dislike fennel so I left that out. This sauce looked gorgeous and extra kept well for use with other things. Prepare for rave reviews!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 22, 2007

I love fennel seed, but thought the amount here was overkill. I reduced it to 1 tsp and everyone enjoyed the sauce, which I served over pasta. It would also be delicious with Italian sausage over polenta.


9 Ratings

Jun 12, 2007

I was only making two servings of this but I made a full recipe of the dressing as I had a feeling it would be versatile & it was. It's really good over pasta too! Although next time, I think I will divide the dressing recipe after preparing it & add a bit more olive oil & maybe some vinegar to one half. The "dressing" is perfect as is for pasta but I think it would coat the lettuce leaves better if it weren't so thick. We used leftover grilled lobster, didn't shred it (it was cut in half lengthwise for visual appeal), garnished it w/ huge slivers of parmesan cheese (they added a lot!) & served it on the patio w/ a glass of pinot grigio. Great recipe...thansk! Forgot to add that you don't want to chop the mushroom before you roast...I did, according to the directions & they were pretty rubbery. Next time, I will roast, then chop.

Jan 04, 2006

The dressing alone is reason to try this recipe. It makes an impressive & wonderful salad. I can't wait to try the dressing with a grilled pork tenderloin!!!

Jul 13, 2003

I made the dressing for a regular salad and it was way too thick for that. Then I re-read the recipe and it said to pour dressing around the salad instead of on. The taste of the dressing was delicious. I ended up thining this up with some red wine vinegar and tobasco sauce and it still had a wonderful taste.

Jul 23, 2003

I invited my mom over for her birthday. I wanted something really different to serve her. I FOUND JUST THE SALAD. This is a wonderful and amazing taste sensation. Its different, its delicious and its beautifully presented. PS Mom and I don't care for mushrooms so I left them out! Thanks for making my mom's bday lunch so special, Dave.


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  • Calories
  • 449 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.7 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 130 mg
  • 43%
  • Fat
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 37.8 g
  • 76%
  • Sodium
  • 736 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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