Lobster Simmered with Red Beans

Daube des Langoustes aux Haricots Rouges

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Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

The juxtaposition of humble bean and luxurious lobster is a visual enticement even before the first taste. The combination is wonderful with all manner of fish and beans: brown beans or lentils with grilled tuna, white beans with spicy seafood as a sort of seafood cassoulet, black beans with chillied chunks of bass.

In this dish, the ouzo adds an anise flavour that complements the earthy qualities of the beans and the sweetness of the lobster flesh. Other seafood, such as prawns or