Creamy Fettuccine with Lobster, Asparagus and Le Douanier

Creamy Fettuccine with Lobster, Asparagus and Le Douanier
  • 4 servings
  • 0:25 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:40 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    (680 g)

    cooked lobster

  • 1 lb
    (454 g)

    fettuccine

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    butter

  • 1

    shallot, finely chopped

  • 1

    leek, thinly sliced

  • 2

    tomatoes, diced

  • 2

    garlic cloves, chopped

  • To taste salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    white wine

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    15% cream

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    fresh Québec asparagus, blanched and cut in 2.5 cm (1 inch) pieces

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chopped fresh tarragon

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    shredded Le Douanier cheese

  • To taste fresh tarragon, to garnish

Preparation

Remove lobster meat from tail, claws and body, dice and refrigerate.

Cook fettuccine al dente, drain and set aside. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat and cook shallot and leek until golden.

Add tomatoes and garlic and continue cooking over low heat for about 3 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.

Add wine and cook to reduce for about 5 minutes.

Stir in cream and continue cooking for another 5 minutes.

Strain sauce into a large frying pan.

Add lobster meat and blanched asparagus to sauce, and continue cooking for 2 minutes.

Add chopped tarragon and stir in cheese. Serve lobster and asparagus sauce over fettuccine and garnish with tarragon.

Source: Féd. producteurs de lait du Québec

Wine and meal pairing

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Aromatic and mellow
These dry wines are characterised by their intense spice, toast, or exotic fruit aromas. They leave a full-bodied texture on the palate and are well-balanced.
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