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Grilled Lobster With Basil Mayonnaise

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“This recipe came from an episode of "Licence to Grill". It is so delicious, and anyone that is a lobster lover, will surely love this recipe!!”

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  1. For basil oil, place basil leaves in a bowl and pour boiling water over them, leave for approximately 30 seconds until they turn a brighter green. Drain adn refresh under cold running water, drain again and squeeze dry with paper towel. Place in a food processor and add both oils and process to a purée.
  2. Line sieve wih cheese cloth and set it over a deep bowl. Pour basil and oil purée and leave undisturbed for 1 hour, or until all the oils have filtered through into the bowl. The solids left behind in the sieve can now be discarded.
  3. Combine mayonnaise wih a splash of basil oil. Add Dion mustard, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Cover well and chill until needed. NOTE: Remainder of basil can be used wih pizza, pasta, grill fish or grill shrimp.
  4. Preheat grill to 350°F.
  5. If you have to kill the lobster yourself, freeze the loster for 2 hours, before placing them into a pot of salted boiling for water for only 2 minutes. Remove the lobster and plunge them into cold water to refresh. Cut them in half, Remove the stomach sac from behnd the eyes.
  6. Brush basil oil over the cut side of each lobster half. Place cut side down on grill, cover and grill for 8 minutes, or until they are cooked through.
  7. Serve grilled lobster with basil oil mayonnaise.

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