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Saturday, May 12, 2007

Australian Recipes

Here are two nice recipes, to make a good Fish and Chips and a very nicy Lobster Dish, just trie it

LobsterThermidor

Fish and chips

Ingredients:
4 fish fillets, 2 cups self raising flour, 1 1/4 cups of beer, oil for deep frying, cornflour, salt and pepper.

How to do it:
Skin fillets, remove as many bones as possible.Lightly coat in cornflour,sift flour,salt and pepper into a small bowl, add beer gradually, beating well until smooth, and a good pouring batter consistency. Dip the fish into batter to coat, deep fry in hot oil for 1 minute, remove, drain,allow oil to re-heat, refry until golden brown, drain on absorbent paper before serving. serve with chips,tartare sauce, or vinegar.

LobsterThermidor

Ingredients:
750g (11/2lb) cooked lobster,1 cup milk, 1 small onion, 3 cloves garlic, 1 bayleaf, 30g (1oz) butter 2tbsp flour, 30g extra butter, 4 shallots, 1/2 cup dry white wine, 1 cup cream,salt and pepper, 1/2tsp mustard, 125g (4oz)gruyere cheese.

How to do it:
Cut lobster in half,remove flesh, cut into large pieces,reserve shells.Combine milk with peeled and sliced onion,cloves and bayleaf,bring to boil ,strain and reserve liquid. melt butter in fry pan, stir in flour and cook 1 minute (without browning), gradually stir in hot milk,cook and stir till mixture boils and thickens, set aside. Melt extra butter in pan ,add chopped shallots,cook for a few minutes, add wine (reduce over high heat till half the quantity,add the white sauce and cream,season with salt,pepper and mustard, cook gently ,stirring for 5 minutes. Stir in 3/4’s of the grated cheese,stir till cheese melts,add lobster meat, place mixture into lobster shells,sprinkle with remaing cheese,brown under hot griller (broiler)or in hot oven. serve with veges of your choice…

posted by Monique at 6:09 pm  

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