Portions: 4 servings
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Lobster pasta recipe
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Utensils and tools
- Large skillet
- Large pot
- 1 cup of minced sun-dried tomato
- 4 tablespoons of olive oil
- ½ cup sliced or minced pitted black olives
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 ¼ tablespoon of salt, divided, you may need a bit more
- 1 ½ pound [1.13 kg] of fresh lobster tail meat cut into bite-size pieces
- ⅓ cup dry white wine, any dry white wine works, I suggest an inexpensive Sauvignon Blanc, for example
- ½ cup of chopped fresh basil, plus some leaves to garnish
- 1 pound [0.45 kg] of small pasta shells, or penne
- 1 teaspoon of pepper (freshly-cracked, or ground)
- ½ teaspoon of chili flakes, (or more, to taste)
Before starting, please make sure you have all the ingredients and utensils ready.
Soak the dry tomatoes in abundant water for an hour. Remove from the water and squeeze to remove excess water.
Heat the olive oil over very low heat in a large skillet.
Add the dry tomatoes, olives, ¼ tablespoon of salt, and garlic. Cook over low heat for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
In the meantime boil the pasta according to the instructions in the package, adding a tablespoon of salt to the pasta water.
Add the lobster tail and chopped basil to the tomato mix. Cook until the lobster meat has become white (about 5 minutes).
Add the wine and cook until everything is heated through. Check and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Drain the pasta, and add it to the skillet. Stir to mix and serve right away.
Sprinkle with chili flakes, Garnish with basil leaves.
You can also garnish with lemon wedges, or add some pomegranate seeds to it for extra fanciness.
What does langosta mean in Spanish?
Langosta simply means lobster in Spanish.
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Easy Lobster Tail Pasta Recipe
- 1 cup sun-dried tomato chopped
- 4 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ cup pitted black olives chopped or sliced
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- 1½ pound lobster meat cut into bite-size pieces
- ⅓ cup dry white wine
- ½ cup fresh basil chopped
- 1 pound pasta shells or penne
- 1 teaspoon pepper (freshly-cracked, or ground)
- ½ teaspoon chili flakes (or more, to taste)
- Soak the tomatoes in abundant water for an hour. Remove from the water and squeeze to remove excess water.
- Heat the oil over very low heat in a large skillet.
- Add the tomatoes, olives, ¼ teaspoon of salt, and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- In the meantime boil the pasta in a large pot according to the instructions in the package, adding 1 tablespoon of salt to the water.
- Add the lobster to the skillet. Cook until the lobster meat has become white. Add wine and cook until it is heated through.
- Drain the pasta and add to the skillet, toss until mixed well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with chili flakes and garnish with basil leaves. Serve.
Originally published on Aug 13, 2013