Maine Lobster Benedict

By: Ben Pollinger, Executive Chef at Oceana Restaurant, NYC

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Ingredients

Lobster Potato Cakes

1¼ lb. cooked grated potato
¾ lb. cooked sliced Maine lobster meat

Eggs

8 eggs

Sauce

1 tbsp. butter
1 tbsp. flour
1. c. lobster stock
1 c. cream

Directions

Mix grated potato and Maine lobster meat well. Form into patties. Brown over medium heat in a pan, flip, heat through.

Poach eggs in water for about one (1) minute until whites are cooked and yolks are semi-set but still runny.

In a separate pot, melt butter, add flour. Cook two minutes over medium heat.

Whisk in stock and cream.

Simmer 40 minutes, until reduced to 1. cups

Place cakes on plate, place eggs on cakes, spoon sauce over and around eggs and cakes.