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Lobster Au Gratin With Oka Classique


4 portions

Ingredients

  • 4 cooked lobsters, about 450 g (1 lb) each
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) butter
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) flour
  • 625 ml (2 1/2 cups) milk
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp.) dry mustard
  • A bag of 284 g (10 oz) spinach
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 250 ml (1 cup) of Oka Classique, grated
  • Some fresh tarragon, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Preparation

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  • Cut the lobster claws with a large knife and set them aside.
  • Divide each lobster in two along its back.
  • Dispose of the green gland and intestinal vein, then remove the meat from the head and tail. Set aside the shells.
  • Split the claws in two and remove the meat.
  • Cut the meat in small pieces.
  • Melt butter over low heat. Add flour and mix well.
  • Gradually add milk continuously stirring until thickened. Add salt, pepper and dry mustard.
  • Cook spinach in a skillet. Let it cool.
  • Drain well and squeeze out any excess water with your hands or sponge dry with paper towel. Chop finely.
  • Incorporate spinach, lemon juice, 60 ml (1/4 cup) of Oka Classique and tarragon into the béchamel sauce.
  • Add lobster meat. Adjust seasoning.
  • Pour sauce in the 8 lobster shells.
  • Place on a baking sheet and add 190 ml (3/4 cup) of remaining grated Oka Classique.
  • Garnish with tarragon and serve with rice.

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Accompaniments

Aromatic and mellow

These dry wines are characterized by fairly strong aromas of spice, toast or exotic fruit. In the mouth, they carry a rich and well-balanced texture.

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