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Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington

Gordon Ramsay’s Lobster Wellington is delectable dish featuring raw lobster tails, buttery puff pastry, and a savory spinach and mushroom filling. Perfect for special occasions, with a total time of 60 minutes and servings for 4.

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💗 Reasons To Add This Recipe To Your Repertoire

  • Indulgent: Succulent lobster and buttery pastry.
  • Elegant: Perfect for special occasions.
  • Flavorful: Spinach, mushrooms, and garlic.
  • Impressive: Gordon Ramsay’s signature dish.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington Recipe?

Gordon Ramsay’s Lobster Wellington is a gourmet dish comprising succulent lobster tails wrapped in puff pastry. It delivers a rich, buttery taste with tender lobster and earthy mushroom flavors. Named after the famous Wellington dish, it’s a luxurious, elevated twist on a classic.

Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington
Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington

🦀 Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington Ingredients

  • Four 8-ounce raw lobster tails in the shell, thawed if frozen
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • One 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon (about 1 teaspoon), plus wedges for serving
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • One 4-ounce package sliced fancy mixed mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 sheets frozen puff pastry (from a 17.3-ounce package), thawed
  • 1 large egg, beaten

🥙 Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and prepare a wire rack on a baking sheet.
  2. Boil water in a small pot.
  3. Place lobster tails in a bowl, cover with boiling water, and let sit for 4 minutes.
  4. Remove shells and insert a skewer through each tail to keep them flat.
  5. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in the microwave, then mix with spinach, garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.
  6. Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet, then cook the mushrooms with thyme, salt, and pepper.
  7. Roll out puff pastry sheets, spread spinach mixture and mushrooms on each, then cut into 4 rectangles.
  8. Place a lobster tail on each rectangle, roll the pastry around the lobster, and transfer to the baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
  10. Remove skewers, slice, and serve with lemon wedges.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • Use thawed puff pastry: Ensure proper thawing to prevent pastry cracking while wrapping the lobster.
  • Properly seal edges: Securely seal the pastry to prevent leaks and retain moisture during baking.
  • Avoid oversalting: Lobster is naturally salty, so be cautious with additional salt to balance flavors.
  • Thaw spinach thoroughly: Squeeze out excess moisture to prevent soggy pastry.
  • Monitor cooking time: Overbaking can result in tough lobster, so follow recommended cooking times for succulent results.
Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington
Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington

🥗 Serving Ideas For This Lobster Wellington?

Serve Lobster Wellington with sides like roasted asparagus, garlic mashed potatoes, a crisp garden salad, or sautéed green beans for a balanced and flavorful meal.

🎚 Storage Guidelines For Leftovers Lobster Wellington?

  • In The Fridge. To store Leftovers Lobster Wellington refrigerate in an airtight container for up to two days.
  • In The Freezer. For freezing Leftovers Lobster Wellington wrap tightly and store in an airtight container, best consumed within a month.

How To Reheat Leftovers Lobster Wellington?

  • Oven method: Preheat to 350°F cover Leftovers Lobster Wellington with foil, and bake for 10-15 mins until warmed through, preserving pastry crispness.
  • Air fryer: Heat Leftovers Lobster Wellington at 325°F for 5-7 mins, maintaining pastry’s crispiness while reheating evenly.

FAQs

How Do You Know When Lobster Wellington Is Cooked Perfectly?

Ensure the lobster reaches 135°F internally, and the pastry turns golden brown, indicating readiness.

How Do You Prevent The Pastry From Getting Soggy In Lobster Wellington?

Thaw ingredients properly, especially spinach, and ensure a tight seal to prevent moisture from softening the pastry.

Are There Vegetarian Substitutes For Lobster In This Recipe?

Consider using artichoke hearts, heart of palm, or tofu as vegetarian alternatives to lobster in this recipe.

Can You Add Cheese To Lobster Wellington?

While unconventional, a small amount of mild cheese like Gruyère can complement the flavors in Lobster Wellington.

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Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 700 kcal
  • Protein: 30 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 35 grams
  • Fat: 45 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 20 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Sodium: 900 milligrams

Gordon Ramsay Lobster Wellington

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 30 minutesCook time: 30 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time:1 hour Servings:4 servingsCalories:700 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Gordon Ramsay’s Lobster Wellington is delectable dish featuring raw lobster tails, buttery puff pastry, and a savory spinach and mushroom filling. Perfect for special occasions, with a total time of 60 minutes and servings for 4.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and prepare a wire rack on a baking sheet.
  2. Boil water in a small pot.
  3. Place lobster tails in a bowl, cover with boiling water, and let sit for 4 minutes.
  4. Remove shells and insert a skewer through each tail to keep them flat.
  5. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in the microwave, then mix with spinach, garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.
  6. Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet, then cook the mushrooms with thyme, salt, and pepper.
  7. Roll out puff pastry sheets, spread spinach mixture and mushrooms on each, then cut into 4 rectangles.
  8. Place a lobster tail on each rectangle, roll the pastry around the lobster, and transfer to the baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
  10. Remove skewers, slice, and serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

  • Use thawed puff pastry: Ensure proper thawing to prevent pastry cracking while wrapping the lobster.
  • Properly seal edges: Securely seal the pastry to prevent leaks and retain moisture during baking.
  • Avoid oversalting: Lobster is naturally salty, so be cautious with additional salt to balance flavors.
  • Monitor cooking time: Overbaking can result in tough lobster, so follow recommended cooking times for succulent results.
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