Mother's Day Recipes for a New England Style Brunch
A delicious meal is a great way to spend time, make memories and celebrate your loves ones. It is no coincidence that Mother's Day ends up being one of the busiest days for restaurants every year. This year, why not make time with family extra special by cooking a homemade meal. Nothing says you care like the additional thought that this gesture requires. You can make something you know everyone will love and provide a comfortable atmosphere that you just can't quite get at a restaurant. You'll all feel like you are vacationing in Maine as you delve into these dishes, which can each be made with lobster or crab from Maine Lobster Now.
6 Maine Inspired Mother's Day Recipes
Whether you want to whip up an early brunch or a gourmet dinner, these six seafood recipes are sure to please.
1. Brown Butter Lobster with Kale Pesto Polenta and Cherry Tomato Bacon Pan Sauce
This recipe provides a punch of flavor. You really get it all—sweet, savory, even a little spice. All of the ingredients work to compliment the lobster, which is of course, the star of the dish. Any of our lobster tails will work great in this recipe.
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2. Crab Spaghetti with Lemon Gremolata
Sweet pieces of crab meat pair well with the vibrant zest of lemon in this dish. It is bright and funky enough to make an impression on any foodie in your life. Jonah crab lump meat and Rock crab lump meat can both work in this recipe.
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3. Corn and Lobster French Onion Chowder
French Onion Soup is already a favorite that makes for a great brunch main course or dinner side dish. This particular recipe however takes things to a whole new level. The sweet bursts of corn add more texture to the dish, while the lobster meat adds a buttery richness that you are sure to love. Lobster tails from Maine Lobster Now are ideal for this dish.
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4. Crab Cakes with Mango Pepper Relish
This is a sensory dish that you can enjoy with your eyes and mouth. The colorful presentation looks amazing on the table, while the contrasting texture and flavors satisfy the palate. It is a meal that just feels like spring. Our Jonah crab and Rock crab lump meat both work to make these crab cakes.
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5. Lobster Hash
This lobster hash recipe takes a refreshing twist on an old brunch classic. It is easy to make, but most importantly it looks fancy enough to impress and tastes amazing. You will definitely be wanting seconds. One pound of either our fresh or frozen lobster meat are just the thing to create this meal.
6. Crab Cake and Tartar Sauce Benedict
You'll please everyone at your table with this creamy and savory modern take on the beloved classic. Eating this will have you and your loved ones feeling like you are on vacation in Maine. Each layer of this seafood delight compliments the last to create the perfect blend of textures and flavors. You'll need one pound of Maine Lobster Now's Jonah or Rock lump crab meat to make four servings of this dish.
[caption id="attachment_851" align="alignnone" width="484"] Recipe and photo from Yes to Yolks[/caption] If you don't feel like whipping up an entire meal from scratch, you can always enjoy one of the meal kit options from Maine Lobster Now. We have all sorts of packages, including Lobster Dinners that come with chowder and whoopie pies, kits for lobster rolls, and even lobster pot pies. All you have to do is heat them up and enjoy.
Whatever you choose to make, we know it will be a hit this year.
Happy Mother's Day!