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  Lobster Quesadilla, Papaya Relish

Lobster Quesadilla, Papaya Relish

Lobster Quesadilla with Papaya Relish (Serves ????????) 4) Ingredients12 oz. Maine lobster tail, cooked and diced1 cup total: red, green and yellow peppers, diced1/4 tsp. Jalapeño peppers, finely diced½ cup red onion, diced1 tbsp. Cilantro, choppedPinch of ground cumin1 cup Monterey jack cheese, grated10 ea. flour tortillasSalt, pepper and paprika to tasteCorn oilCrème fraîchePreparation1. Sauté mixed peppers, jalapeño peppers and red onions in a small amount of corn oil over high heat until two-thirds cooked2. Remove from heat3. Add lobster, cilantro, cheese and cumin to pepper mixture4. Season to desired taste with salt, pepper and paprika5. Mix well ( Filling can be made a day ahead and refrigerated) 6. Evenly spread over one tortilla shell 4 ounces of filling7. Place another tortilla shell over mixture and press together8. Cook in a heated skillet with corn oil until both sides are golden brown9. Allow to cool for one minute and cut into six pieces10. Serve while still warm with strawberry-papaya salsa and creme fraîcheRelishIngredients½ C. Mango, Diced½ C. Papaya, Diced1/4 C. Red Onion, Diced1 Tbsp. Cilantro, ChoppedPreparation1. Combine all the above ingredients together2. Chill for a minimum of two hours3. Serve with lobster quesadilla and garnish with mint sprig
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