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Lobster Caribbean Salad

Lobster Caribbean Salad

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Serves: 4 people

There may be a cabbage hater in the crowd, but you can win him or her over with this new-take-on-a-slaw salad. Shredded crisp cabbages, vegetables, and mango fruit tossed with a lightly sweet, tangy and a touch-of-spice dressing are only made even better when topped with plump freshly cold lobster meat, sliced avocados, and crunchy salty chopped cashew nuts. Think of this light and flavorful meal-in-a-bowl as a Caribbean vacation without leaving your house

Ingredients

grainy mustard 2 Tbsp. grainy mustard
light brown sugar ¼ cup light brown sugar
fresh lime juice ¼ cup fresh lime juice
minced garlic 1 tsp. minced garlic
hot sauce, such as Tabasco 1 tsp. hot sauce, such as Tabasco
extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
shredded Napa cabbage 4 cups shredded Napa cabbage
shredded purple cabbage 2 cups shredded purple cabbage
mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped 1 mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped
julienned carrots 1 cup julienned carrots
sliced scallions ¾ cup sliced scallions
chopped flat-leaf parsley ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Salt and freshly ground black pepper
ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
pre-cooked fresh lobster meat, tails, claws, and knuckle meat 1 lb. pre-cooked fresh lobster meat, tails, claws, and knuckle meat
chopped toasted, salted cashews ½ cup chopped toasted, salted cashews

Instructions

Recipe created by Vanessa Seder for Maine Lobster Now®
Step 1
Making the dressing
Place the mustard, sugar, lime juice, garlic, and hot sauce in the bottom of a large bowl.

Step 2
Adding olive oil to the dressing
Slowly whisk in the olive oil until fully combined.

Step 3
Mixing the vegetables into the bowl with the dressing
Top the salad dressing in the bowl with the Napa cabbage, purple cabbage, mango, carrots, scallions, and parsley and season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss to combine.

Step 4
Plating the salad
Divide the mixture between four bowls, then top each bowl with some of the sliced avocado, lobster meat and cashews. Serve immediately.