Orange Maine Lobster Bites

Orange Maine Lobster Bites

Katrina Crowell

We were blown away when we saw this recipe, created by our friends at KneadGod. Rich Maine Lobster. Sweet Orange Sauce. Crunchy Tempura-inspired Batter. These Orange Maine Lobster Bites are a tastebud's dream! And with only around 35 minutes total time commitment needed to create these beauties, you'll be enjoying this recipe in no time.  

Delicious recipe courtesy of KneadGod; Serves 3

Start with four large 5-6 oz. Maine Lobster Tails (cut into bite-size pieces). Lightly season lobster with garlic powder, old bay, and honey powder to taste. Set aside. 

Sauce Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons (44ml) Orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons (30ml) Pineapple juice
  • 4 Tablespoons (59ml) Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons (44ml) Mirin
  • 1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons (44ml) Tomato ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon (15ml) Hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons (30ml) Kikkoman soy sauce
  • Dash dark soy sauce
  • Dash sesame oil
  • 1/8 Teaspoon (0.62ml) White pepper powder
  • 1 cup chicken broth or water
  • ¼ Teaspoon (1.23ml)
  • Minced ginger and garlic (cook first)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp Corn starch to thicken the sauce
  • Hot pepper oil to taste

Fry Batter Ingredients

  • ¼ Cup (59ml) Rice Flour
  • ½ Cup (118ml) Corn Starch
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon White pepper

Directions

  1. To make the sauce: Heat wok and add½ tablespoon oil. Put in ginger and garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Put all sauce ingredients in a wok and bring to a boil. Slowly add corn starch and water mixture to thicken.
  2. Set sauce aside.
  3. Combine and mix batter ingredients.
  4. Heat oil to 375°
  5. Lightly coat seasoned lobster pieces with flour mixture.
  6. Place lobster bites carefully into the oil & fry until nice and crispy
  7. Toss cooked lobster bites in sauce. Serve immediately & enjoy!