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Located in the "Starters" section is a favorite seafood appetizer found on the Red Lobster menu. Served with finger foods, this recipe is bound to please any lobster and artichoke lover.
2 packages cream
1 T butter
1/2 c (about 1 tail) lobster meat, chopped
1 c canned artichokes – drained and chopped
¼ c + 1 T shredded Parmesan
cheese (fresh grated best)
¼ c sour cream
¼ c diced tomatoes
2 T crumbled goat cheese sticks
Soften cream cheese at room temperature or in microwave for 30 seconds. Cream cheese should be soft and able to be easily mixed by hand. In saute pan, heat butter over medium high heat. Add lobster meat and cook 2-3 minutes until meat is slightly firm to the touch. Add artichoke, combine, stirring gently. Remove from heat and add cream cheese. Add Parmesan cheese. Mix cream cheese, lobster/artichoke mixture, and Parmesan well until it is completely incorporated. Stir in sour cream. If serving immediately, place dip in oven proof dish, sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese and goat cheese. Place under broiler on medium heat until top browns. Remember to leave oven door open and watch dip closely, as it will brown quickly. If saving for later, place dip in refrigerator and cover until needed. To serve, place dip in oven or microwave proof dish and microwave for 1-2 minutes until warm. Sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese and goat cheese. Repeat broiler step #5 above.Garnish with diced tomato.
For more great Finger Food Seafood Recipes, go to RedLobster.com and try your best not to drool!