Roasted langoustines

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Roasting langoustines transforms them into a delectable seafood dish that captures the hearts of many coastal region enthusiasts. Cook the small lobster-like crustaceans in their shells to retain their delicate flavor and moist texture. As they roast, the langoustines develop a slightly charred exterior while maintaining a juicy and tender interior. Enhance their natural sweetness and briny taste by seasoning them with a blend of butter, garlic, lemon, and herbs. This combination of flavors complements the roasted langoustines, creating an impressive appetizer or main course that seafood lovers will adore.

Prepare to elevate langoustines, known for their succulent and tender meat, to new heights. With the perfect blend of flavors and a touch of culinary finesse, this roasted langoustines recipe is sure to impress even the most discerning palates. Whether you’re hosting a special dinner or simply craving an indulgent seafood feast, you can satisfy your cravings and delight your taste buds with these roasted langoustines.

Not only are langoustines delicious, but they also offer nutritional benefits. They are rich in protein and low in fat, making them a healthy choice. Additionally, they provide essential vitamins and minerals such as calcium, iron, selenium, zinc, and vitamin B12.

Expand your culinary horizons and indulge in the flavors of roasted langoustines. Immerse yourself in the tantalizing aromas and vibrant tastes that this dish brings to the table. From the succulent meat to the carefully balanced flavors, every bite offers a journey of culinary pleasure. Celebrate the wonders of seafood and the art of roasting with this exquisite recipe, which will leave a lasting impression on your dining experience.

 

Roasted langoustines

Succulent crustaceans seasoned with herbs, roasted to perfection, and served with a savory melted butter drizzle. Indulge in the natural sweetness and exquisite flavors of this easy-to-make dish that is sure to impress any seafood lover.
Servings 2 people
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 large langoustines
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • salt, pepper - to taste

herbs & spices

  • 2-3 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp chili flakes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180ºC .
  • Rinse the langoustines under cold water and pat them dry with paper towels
  • Cut the garlic cloves into thin slices and finely chop fresh parsley and set aside
  • Place langoustines in a large bowl, drizzle olive oil , add garlic and half of chopped parsley , add salt and pepper to taste and carefully mix them to cover evenly and then place the langoustines on a baking tray
  • Roast the langoustines in the oven for about 10-12 minutes, or until the shells turn bright red.
  • Remove them from the oven, garnish with fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges

Notes

The calorie information provided is approximate and may vary based on factors such as the absorption of oils and juices during the roasting process, as well as the inclusion of bread to mop up the flavorful juices. Please consider this as an estimation and adjust accordingly based on your specific preparation, including the use of juices for bread mopping
Calories: 220kcal
Course: Main Course, starter
Cuisine: Classic, Mediterranean
Diet: Low Calorie, Low Fat
Green Notes

Norwegian lobster, also known as langoustine, is not actually a lobster, but a type of prawn. Despite its name, it is not native to Norway but is found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean from Iceland to Morocco. Highly valued for its sweet and delicate flavor, and is often used in high-end seafood dishes. In Norway, it is a popular ingredient in traditional dishes such as “skagenrøre,” a cold seafood salad. Norwegian lobsters are also known for their unique mating habits, as the males have specialized legs to transfer packets of sperm to the females during mating.

 

As you savor each succulent bite, take a moment to appreciate the intricate flavors and textures that make roasted langoustines a true delicacy. Their tender meat, enhanced by the harmonious blend of garlic, lemon, and parsley, creates an irresistible symphony of taste. The subtle sweetness of the langoustines, paired with the robust aromas of the marinade, will transport your taste buds to coastal shores and seaside escapes.

For seafood enthusiasts and culinary adventurers, this roasted langoustines recipe is a must-try. Impress your guests or treat yourself to a memorable dining experience with this elegant dish that celebrates the natural beauty and delicate flavors of these exquisite crustaceans.

 

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