Endive Spears with Lobster,
Avocado and Grapefruit
Serves 10 to 12
Crab or shrimp may be substituted for the lobster.
1 pink grapefruit, peel and pith removed
1 avocado, peeled and pitted
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 ounces cooked lobster meat
4 Heads Belgian endive, (about 8 ounces)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 sprigs fresh tarragon
1. Using a small paring knife, remove sections from grapefruit. If sections are too large, cut in half crosswise. Set aside.
2. Slice avocado into 1/8-inch-thick slices; cut slices into 1-inch lengths. Toss in bowl with lemon juice, and set aside.
3. Cut lobster into bite-size pieces; set aside.
4. Trim bottoms from endives; separate spears. Place a grapefruit section on top of each endive spear. Top with piece of avocado, then a piece of lobster. Season with salt and pepper; garnish with tarragon. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.
Photograph by: Victoria Pearson
Courtesy of MarthaStewart.com