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Friday, June 10, 2011

Chilled Lobster Salad with VOGA Sparkling Recipe

This is a guest blogger recipe post that was submitted to me by the PR firm working with Voga wines. Thank you for your submission. If you are looking for some fabulous wines I suggest you check out the wines that Voga has to offer.

Chilled Lobster Salad with VOGA Sparkling Recipe

Rich lobster deserves a rich wine. Go with VOGA Sparkling Pinot Grigio to add a delicious bit of complexity to this appetizer.


1 cup cooked, flaked lobster, 1 small lobster
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/3 cup mayonnaise, or to moisten
1/4 teaspoon salt
Lemon zest
dash pepper
1 bunch of asparagus


Sprinkle lobster with lemon juice. Add celery, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Gently stir in mayonnaise; chill thoroughly. Brush avocados with lemon juice. Arrange lobster salad atop green salad dressing (recipe below), Serve with steamed asparagus.

Green Salad Dressing

6 chopped scallions
1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup chopped fresh dill
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 anchovy fillets
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 cup creme fraiche
1/2 cup mayonnaise


Combine ingredients in a food processor. Puree until all ingredients are combined and the dressing is smooth.

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