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Cantonese-Style Lobster with Pork Belly and Kale

Cantonese-Style Lobster with Pork Belly and Kale
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Treat your taste buds to this Asian-inspired dish that’s as delicious as it is unique! Sweet, tender chunks of shell-on lobster are sauteed with ginger, garlic, scallions, pork belly, and kale. This daring combination of ingredients is sure to leave your mouth watering for more!
Recipe
PRE TIME: 30 min
COOKING TIME: 0
TOTAL TIME: 30 min
2 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • 1 Medium Lobster
  • 3.2 oz Kale
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • cup Scallion
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • oz Ginger
  • oz Pork Belly
  • ½ tsp Dried Red Chili
  • 2 tsp Douchi
  • ¼ cup Cooking Wine
  • 1 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
Directions:
Step 1
Step 1
1
Put the lobster into a bowl of water and scrub it thoroughly to clean off any impurities.
Step 2
Step 2
2
Place lobster on a cutting board, and first cut it in half lengthwise, then chop the halves into medium-size pieces. Set aside.
Step 3
Step 3
3
Chop kale, transfer to a bowl, add salt, and let it sit for 10 minutes.
Step 4
Step 4
4
Chop scallions and garlic, slice ginger, and place ingredients on a plate.
Step 5
Step 5
5
Next, thinly slice the pork belly.
Step 6
Step 6
6
Heat a pan over medium heat, add in pork belly, and cook for 2-3 minutes, until brown.
Step 7
Step 7
7
Stir in kale and toss to combine. Transfer the sauteed kale and pork belly onto a plate.
Step 8
Step 8
8
Heat olive oil in the pan over medium-high heat, and saute dried red chili, garlic, ginger and douchi, until aromatic.
Step 9
Step 9
9
Place lobster chunks into the pan, add in cooking wine, and cover with a lid. Swirl the pan to help the lobster cook evenly.
Step 10
Step 10
10
After 3-4 minutes, when the lobster shells turn dark-red and the meat becomes opaque, remove the lid and gently flip each piece of lobster meat.
Step 11
Step 11
11
Add light soy sauce, sugar, dark soy sauce and chopped scallions, and stir to combine.
Step 12
Step 12
12
Add sauteed kale and pork belly into the pan and toss to combine.
Step 13
Step 13
13
Transfer to a plate and serve immediately.
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