Spicy Lobster Pasta is a culinary escapade for seafood enthusiasts, a delightful concoction of lobster, pasta, and a hint of spice. Dive into a world where succulence meets spice, creating a symphony on your palate.
About the recipe
Our Spicy Lobster Pasta recipe promises a gastronomic journey, bringing together the richness of lobster meat, the comforting embrace of perfectly cooked spaghetti, and the bold flavours of cherry tomatoes and red chilli powder.
Why you will love this recipe
Experience the perfect balance of flavours – the sweetness of the lobster, the tanginess of tomatoes, and the kick of red chilli, creating a memorable dining experience. This dish embodies simplicity with a touch of gourmet flair.
To enhance the dish, ensure the lobster is perfectly cooked, and the pasta is al dente—the secret lies in reserving some pasta water to create a luscious sauce that coats every strand.
While not rooted in tradition, this recipe celebrates the universal love for pasta and seafood, transcending cultural boundaries. It’s a fusion masterpiece that bridges flavours with a modern twist.
Serving and Storing Suggestions
Serve Spicy Lobster Pasta immediately, garnished with fresh coriander leaves and a sprinkle of lemon zest for a burst of freshness. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator, reheating gently for the next delightful meal.
Other Similar Recipes
For those craving more seafood adventures, explore our Shrimp Scampi Pasta or Seafood Risotto recipes, perfect companions to the Spicy Lobster Pasta.
Lobster provides a rich source of lean protein, while tomatoes add antioxidants and vitamins to the dish, making Spicy Lobster Pasta a delicious and nutritious choice.
Spicy Lobster Pasta
- 200 - 225 g Lobster Meat (cooked)
- 175 g Spaghetti Pasta (cooked as per packet instructions)
- 3 tsp Olive Oil
- 3 tsp Butter
- 1 small Onion (finely chopped)
- 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder (or Red Chilli Flakes)
- 200 g Cherry Tomatoes (halved or quartered)
- Black Pepper Powder (As per taste)
- Salt (As per taste)
- 1/2 tsp Lemon Zest (finely grated)
- Coriander Leaves (Few to garnish)
- Boil salted water, cook pasta until al dente, reserve 1/2 cup water, and drain.
- In a pan, sauté onions, add tomatoes, cook for 5 mins, then add lobster meat.
- Stir in red chilli powder, add pasta and reserved water, and season with salt and pepper.
- Cook until the sauce thickens; garnish with lemon zest and coriander leaves. Serve.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How can I make this dish less spicy?
To tone down the heat, reduce the amount of red chilli powder or use red chilli flakes according to your spice preference. The balance of flavours remains intact, ensuring a delightful experience.
Can I substitute lobster with another seafood?
Certainly! Shrimp or crab can be excellent alternatives, maintaining the dish’s essence. Try our Shrimp Scampi Pasta for a similar seafood delight.
Can I prepare the sauce in advance?
Absolutely! Prepare the sauce ahead and refrigerate it. When ready to serve, reheat the sauce gently and toss it with freshly cooked pasta for a quick and delicious meal.
How do I ensure the lobster is cooked perfectly?
Cook the lobster just until it turns opaque and slightly firm. Overcooking may result in a rubbery texture. Trust your instincts and the recipe, and you’ll achieve lobster perfection.
What wine pairs well with Spicy Lobster Pasta?
Opt for a crisp and light white wine, such as Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc, to complement the seafood flavours without overpowering the dish. Cheers to a delightful dining experience!