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Lobster Tails Served at the 2013 Obama Inaugural Luncheon

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“The official recipe for the first course entree of Lobster Tails with New England Clam Chowder Sauce served on January 20, 2013 at the luncheon following the second Obama Inauguration”
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  1. Combine all ingredients except the lobster tails in an 8-quart pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Place lobster tails in another 8-quart pot and carefully pour or scoop out the boiling liquid over the lobster tails. Allow to steam for 6 minutes or so.
  3. Remove the tails from the liquid and place in ice water for 5 minutes to stop the cooking process.
  4. Remove the tails from the ice water and remove lobster meat from the shell.
  5. Cut each lobster tail into 6 large pieces, place in an oven-safe dish and add 2 tablespoons of water to dish and cover with lid or foil. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Reheat lobster at time of service by placing in a 170-degree oven for about 15 minutes.
  7. Serve.

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