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Sam Choy's Kitchen recipe: Broiled Lobster with Basil-Garlic Butter Sauce

Sam Choy's Kitchen recipe: Broiled Lobster with Basil-Garlic Butter Sauce and Grilled Corn Relish

1 1/2 pound fresh live Maine lobster  
Salt and pepper, to taste
Basil Garlic Sauce
Grilled Corn Relish

Cut lobster in half, season with salt and pepper, and broil until cooked.
To serve, place lobster on a platter and drizzle with basil-garlic butter sauce, or serve basil-garlic butter sauce in a ramekin on the side for dipping.  Garnish lobster with lemon wedges, and serve with grilled corn relish.

Basil-Garlic Butter Sauce:
6 Tablespoons butter, softened
2 teaspoon fresh garlic, pureed
1 Tablespoon fresh basil, minced
Juice of half of a fresh lemon 
Salt and pepper, to taste

Heat butter and add the rest of the ingredients except basil.  Cook until garlic is translucent.  Add basil and cook for 30 seconds.

Grilled Corn Relish:
1/2 onion, chopped 
1/2 cup red pepper, chopped 
2 Tablespoons light olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
3 corn cobs, grilled then shucked
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped coarsely  

Saute the onions and pepper with olive oil.  Add garlic and grilled corn kernels.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Fold in cilantro and serve.

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