I am all about pseduo-cooking in the summer time. Maybe it’s more appropriately called “assembling”, but sometimes I just want to throw something together that is easy, cool and fat loss friendly.
I totally made that happen the other day with this no-cook lobster avocado tower! (Yes, I agree that “tower” is a little dramatic, but I’m going with it anyway!)
A few months ago, I moved to Cape Cod. If you live on the Upper Cape, you know that the best place to go for a lobster roll is The Raw Bar. Not only are they incredibly generous with the lobster, but they know what most New Englanders know: the lobster is the star! They don’t add a whole bunch of mayo. There’s hardly any! They just keep it really simple and highlight the lobster.
When I go there, I order it “naked” – no bun – and happily eat a big pile of lobster. It’s amazing.
The other day, I didn’t feel much like cooking but I also wanted something more than lobster. I drove out to the The Raw Bar, got a naked lobster roll to go and then picked up a mango, an avocado and a jalapeno. Sounds the beginning of a great night, right? It was.
I chopped up 1/4 of the mango, the entire jalapeno (seeded) and diced the entire avocado. I chopped up the lobster and mixed everything together.
I don’t have a ring mold, so I just packed the blend into a 1-cup measure and tapped it out onto the plate with a simple summer salad of cucumber, tomato, pepper, onion and mozarella (from the grocery store).
Couldn’t be much easier, could it?
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