Shellfish for Your Sweety!

Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday for love, romance, flowers, chocolate and of course – a seafood dinner! Whether you’re making it for a significant other, loved one or friend, these two recipes go great together or separate and are sure to impress.

Cupid’s Crab Cups
Ingredients: 1 pound cooked crabmeat, 1 block of cream cheese, 2 chopped green onions, 1/2 cup of sour cream, one package of phyllo shells.
– In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, sour cream and green onions
– Fold in the crabmeat, be careful not to over mix
– In a cupcake tin, put 3 pieces of phyllo in each cup, pressing against the sides creating a cup
– Fill each phyllo cup with the crab mixture
– Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20-30 minutes
– Serve while warm

Passionate Lobster Pasta
Ingredients: 2 pounds of chopped lobster meat, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 cup tomato paste, 1/3 cup of Chardonnay, 2 tablespoon white wine vinegar, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 6 cups whipping cream, 2 boxes of fettuccine noodles.
– In a frying pan, sauté the lobster meat for 3 minutes
– Reduce the heat to low and add the tomato paste
– Transfer mixture to a larger pot after adding olive oil to the warming pot
– Stir in the wine, vinegar and garlic
– Add cream and increase the heat the a boil
– Let mixture boil for 2 minutes
– Turn heat off and let mixture sit
– In a separate pot, boil water and cook fettuccine noodles
– When noodles are cooked, drain and add sauce
– Toss noodles and sauce for 4 minutes over medium heat
– Season to taste with salt and pepper
– Serve

Written by Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

When put quite simply: Cape Porpoise Lobster Company is the best of the best when it comes to quality seafood. In picturesque Cape Porpoise, Maine, in the village of Kennebunkport lies Cape Porpoise Pier. The Pier is an active fishing port; our people can be found right in the middle of all of this activity. It is in this port where we buy our lobsters, shrimp, mussels, and other fresh seafood–directly from the fishermen at the pier.

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