Beer Steamed Lobster Tails
- prep time 15 min
- total time 25 min
- serves 4
4 lobster tails, split in half
2 bottles amber ale
Salt and pepperVegetables
½ pound French beans or green beans, ends trimmed
½ pound baby zucchini or patty pan squash
½ pound baby carrots, peeled and ends trimmed
½ pound asparagus, woody ends trimmed
1. Preheat a grill to medium-high.
2. Place a large sauce pot or wok over medium-high heat, pour in beer and bring to a boil. Fit a steamer basket on top of the pot. Season the lobster tails with salt and pepper and place into the basket and cover with a tight fitting lid. Reduce heat and simmer for 6 minutes. Reserve steaming liquid.
3. Slice the lobster tails in half lengthwise and remove digestive tract. Brush the grill with oil and grill lobster tails, flesh side down for about 2 minutes, or until hot and grill marks appear.Vegetables
1. Bring the beer back to a boil. Replace steamer basket on top of pot and add vegetables. Steam for 2-3 minutes until el dente, or just tender and still brightly coloured. Season with salt and pepper. Serve together with lobster tails.