Steamed Lobster with Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Yield: 15 - 20 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb live lobster
  • 2 whole bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 2 gallons water
  • 5 lb Reser’s® Special Request™ Creamy Deluxe Mashed Potatoes with Pepper (71117.14446)
  • 1/2 tsp truffle oil
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach cleaned and chopped

Directions:

  1. Boil the lobster in the water with the salt, pepper, bay leaf, and lemon for 15 minutes.
  2. While lobster is boiling, heat the mashed potatoes in a steamer or water bath until 165°F.
  3. Wilt the spinach in a sauté pan.
  4. Place the heated Special Request™ Creamy Deluxe Mashed Potatoes with Pepper in the middle of a platter and place the spinach around the potatoes.
  5. Remove the lobster meat from the tail, claws and legs and cut into 1-inch pieces and place on the spinach around the potatoes.
  6. Drizzle the butter-truffle oil mixture over the top of the potatoes and serve.