Warm Green Bean, Fennel and Lobster Salad with Hollandaise Recipe
Warm Green Bean, Fennel and Lobster Salad with Hollandaise
Flavors of Quebec
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes

Prep. time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes 

Difficulty: Easy
For 4 servings

- 4 cups green beans, blanched
- 2 cupsfennel bulb, finely chopped
- 4 lobster tails, cooked and shelled
- 1 french shallot, finely chopped
- 1 Tbsp. salted butter

- 2 Tbsp.lime juice + 1/2 tsp. zest
- 1 Tbsp. water
- 2/3 cup melted butter
- 1 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
- 1/2 Tbsp. pink peppercorn, crushed
- Salt


  1. In a heat-proof bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the lime juice and zest and the water.
  2. Place over a saucepan of boiling water (double boiler style).
  3. Cook for 4-5 minutes, whisking constantly, until thickened.
  4. Remove the bowl from the heat and gradually whisk in the melted butter. Don't add the whey which separates from the butter fat (the white liquid that sinks to the bottom of the container when you let melted butter sit). 
  5. Add the dill, pink pepper and salt. Set aside at room temperature. Reheat over the boiling water just before serving, if necessary.

Salad and assembly

  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter and sauté the shallot with the green beans for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and add the thinly sliced fennel. Combine and divide among plates.
  3. Top with the sliced lobster and spoon on the lime, pink pepper and dill hollandaise to dress.


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