LOBSTER MAC N CHEESE
Recipes

LOBSTER MAC N CHEESE

by Cindy Licht on Mar 17, 2022

LOBSTER MAC N CHEESE

SERVES 6

COOK TIME 60 MINUTES

 

INGREDIENTS

  •  Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 ½ pound lobster
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 pound Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  •  Pinch cayenne pepper
  •  Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 pound macaroni or elbow pasta, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoonsparmesan cheese

 

DIRECTIONS

Boil the lobster tails in salted water until just cooked through, about 12 minutes. -- Cook 1 minute per ounce (28g). Reserve about 1 cup on the water for later use.

When cool, remove the meat and light chop. Set aside.

Cook the pasta in salted boiling water until al dente, about 7 minutes.

Heat oven to 375 degrees, with a rack in the upper third of the oven. Use a tablespoon of butter to butter a 9-by-13-inch-square baking pan.

Mix in a bowl, milk, mustard, cayenne and nutmeg, and lightly season with salt and pepper.

Transfer mixture to a large bowl, add grated Cheddar and Gruyere, and cooked pasta, to combine.

Add in the lobster meat and gently stir, add 2 tablespoons of the reserved lobster juices,

Pour into prepared pan, cover tightly with foil and bake for 15 minutes, uncover, dot with 1 tablespoon of butter and the parmesan cheese and bake for 15 more minutes.

Let cool for 15 to 20 minutes before serving.

Enjoy 👩‍🍳