Lobster Salad

Preparation info

  • 6

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About

Ingredients

  • 1 large cooked lobster
  • 1 endive
  • 1 lettuce
  • ½

Method

Remove all the meat from the lobster and cut into neat pieces. Break the endive into tufts, shred the lettuce coarsely. Arrange the lobster and salad in layers with a little mayonnaise and seasoning. Coat with mayonnaise. Decorate with slices of hard-boiled egg, olives, gherkins, capers, anchovy fillets, the small inner lettuce leaves and watercress.