Lobster in Uni Butter

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Lobster in Uni Butter

by Michele Ow

Looking for a rich and decadent seafood dish? Try this perfect combination of lobster and uni butter that is made of sea urchin by Chef Michele.

Cuisine : European Course : Main Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 15 mins Cook : 15 mins Ready in : 30 mins Serves : 2


  • 2 tbsp Shallots, minced (about 2)
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp (pinch) Cayenne
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • ½ cup White wine
  • ½ Chicken stock
  • 8 no. Sea urchin
  • ½ cup Butter, cut into chunks
  • 1 tbsp Chopped parsley
  • 1 no. Lobster, halved, claws cracked
  • Salt & ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a 9-inch sauté pan over medium-high heat sweat shallots, garlic, and cayenne in the olive oil. About 2 minutes, until limp.
  2. Add white wine and chicken stock, reduce this by half.
  3. Add sea urchin, cook it for 30 seconds.
  4. Whisk in butter, chunk at a time, breaking up urchins as you mix.
  5. Add parsley and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Grill lobsters, shells up, for 10minutes.
  7. Turn lobster, spread butter and grill for 5 minutes.
  8. It’s ready to be served!
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