On The Menu Recipe: Green Dragon Tavern’s Maine Lobster Roll

Green Dragon Tavern’s ‘The Patriot’ sandwich consists of a brioche bun stuffed with chunks of Maine lobster, tarragon aioli, beer-batter crunchies and a side of petit greens. (Photo by Kelley Carlson)

“On The Menu” Recipe: Green Dragon Tavern’s Maine Lobster Roll

Ingredients:
• 8 ounces Maine lobster meat (claw/knuckle/tail) out of shell
• 6 ounces unsalted butter
• 2 ounces fresh tarragon
• 1 each 6-8 inch brioche hot dog bun (regular hot dog bun works just as well)
• 3 ounces aioli (or mayo)
• 1/2 ounce Beer Batter Crunchies (optional)
• 4 each celery leaves (optional)
• 4 ounces side salad (optional)
Method:
Slowly melt butter down with half of tarragon. Slowly poach lobster meat in tarragon butter until just cooked.
Remove meat from butter; save butter. Use tarragon butter to brush inside and sides of bun.
Mix ailoi/mayo with remainder of fresh tarragon.
Toss chilled lobster with tarragon aioli/mayo.
Spread 1/2 ounce aioli on inside of bun.
Drop all of lobster meat coated in aioli/mayo inside bun.
Garnish with optional Beer Batter Crunchies, celery leaves and side salad to cleanse palate.

Recipe courtesy of Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad. (760) 918-2421. greendragontavernca.com

• RELATED STORY: See the “On The Menu” story about Green Dragon Tavern at http://www.lajollalight.com/?p=123305

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