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Lobster thermidor with courgettes

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Origin of dish:  France
Type of cooking:  Oven
Preparation time: 40 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Ingredients (serves 4):


Using a pastry cutter, cut out pastry discs of about 10cm in diameter.
Bake at a low heat for 15 minutes, turning half way.
Leave to cool.

Cook courgettes in boiling water for 2 minutes, then strain.
Cook lobster in boiling stock for 15 to 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, take another pan and saute onions and tomatoes in a tablespoon of olive oil. Season and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.

Put a spoonful of tomato and onion mixture onto each pastry disc, top with a slice of courgette. Sprinkle with thyme and olive oil, bake in an oven preheated to 180°C (350°F), for 30 minutes.

Prepare lobster, then slice.
Saute in 20g butter over a low heat, in a covered pan.
Sprinkle with chervil, serve with courgette bites.
Advice: Recommended wines:
- Alsace: Riesling, Gewurstraminer
- Bordeaux: Graves comme Château Carbonneux
- Burgandy: Saint Véran, Pouilly Fuissé, Meursault
- Loire Valley: Sancerre, Pouilly Fumé
- Provence: Bandol
- Rhône Valley: Tavel

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