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lobster + eggs = indulgence

I made Connor a special breakfast to celebrate his birthday. As I’ve mentioned before, Connor loves lobster!

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This lobster dinner, 13 years ago in Maine, was to celebrate his birthday too.

lobster soft scrambled eggs

Homard Oeufs Brouillés pour Connor             (Lobster Scrambled Eggs for Connor)

lobster, eggs, butter, cream

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
1 small shallot, peeled and minced
4 to 6 ounces room temperature cooked lobster meat, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons heavy cream, divided
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Snipped fresh tarragon leaves

In a small skillet melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat. Add the shallot and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.

eggs in butter

Lower to heat and swirl in the eggs and 1 tablespoon of the cream.

soft scramble

Gently scramble the eggs stirring with a rubber spatula, until thickened – about 3 to 4 minutes.

add cream

Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of cream and the last tablespoon of butter to the eggs and continue stirring until the mixture is very thick and creamy. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

add lobster

Remove from heat and quickly fold in the lobster mixture until evenly distributed.

stir to heat through

Spoon the scrambled eggs onto 2 warmed plates and serve at once.

Serves 2


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5 comments

1 Marissa { 05.25.13 at 8:23 AM }

Mmmmm this looks so delicious.

2 Sloane { 05.25.13 at 10:57 AM }

So good!

3 Lisa { 05.27.13 at 9:41 PM }

My birthday is coming up and I’d like to come over for breakfast:) I love lobster too! You have good taste Connor! Hope it was a fab day.

4 Linda Hopkins { 05.28.13 at 12:17 AM }

Lisa, I’ve added an event to my calendar for July 24th – “Make Lisa lobster scrambled eggs” – hope you’ll be home for your birthday!

5 Lisa { 05.28.13 at 11:19 AM }

Oh my! That would be the most fabulous start to my day..but you don’t really have to do that. Hope you are still having a fabulous trip!

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