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EatingWell Lobster Dipping Sauce

July/August 2013

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Dip your lobster in this lightened-up lobster butter sauce recipe to save about 125 calories and 11 grams saturated fat compared to dipping your lobster into straight melted butter.


EatingWell Lobster Dipping Sauce Recipe

Makes: About 1 cup for 8 servings

Serving Size: 2 tablespoons

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup dry white wine, such as Pinot Grigio
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallot
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour

Preparation

  1. Bring wine, lemon juice and shallot to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook until the shallot is softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add butter and salt and whisk until the butter is melted.
  2. Combine water and flour in a small bowl and whisk into the sauce. Cook, whisking, until thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition

Per 2-tablespoon serving: 76 calories; 6 g fat (4 g sat, 1 g mono); 15 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 75 mg sodium; 42 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0


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Recipe Categories

Meal/Course
Dinner

Season
Spring
Summer
Ethnic/Regional
American
Health & Diet Considerations
Low calorie
Low carbohydrate
Low cholesterol
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
8 or more
Publication
July/August 2013

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