Lobster Lettuce Wraps

Lobster Lettuce Wraps
Lobster Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps highlight the sweet and meaty texture of a Maine lobster all wrapped up in a soft butter lettuce. The dish is then finished with radish and sesame dressing so you can build your own lettuce wraps right at the table.

Lobster Lettuce Wraps

Serves 2


2 large lobster tail, meat removed and large chop
3 egg whites, whisked slightly
1/4 cup canola oil
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ginger, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 stalks green onion, minced
8 oz can water chestnuts, large chop
1/4 cup hoisin
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons plum sauce

  1. Heat large fry pan or wok to medium heat.
  2. Chop lobster and place in egg whites.
  3. Place oil in pan and let heat up for 5 minutes.
  4. Dredge lobster in cornstarch and fry in oil.
  5. Pull lobster out with tongs and discard oil.
  6. Place lobster back in the pan and add ginger, garlic, green onion and water chestnuts.
  7. Toast for 3 minutes.
  8. Place remaining ingredients in and taste.
  9. Serve with bibb lettuce cups, shredded carrots, radish, sprouts, peanuts, or anything else you'd like in your lettuce cup!
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