Pilafi Me Astakos (Lobster Pilaf)

Course : Greek
Serves: 6-10
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1 medium lobster (about 2-3 lbs.)
1 1/4 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled and trained
1 cup olive oil
1 medium onion
4 cloves garlic, grated
1 1/2 cups white wine
2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
2 cups raw rice
1 Teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
4 Tablespoons butter

Preparation / Directions:

Boil the lobster. Remove the meat from the shell and cut into small pieces. Reserve 1 cup of the liquid. Put the tomatoes into a pot. Add the oil, onion and garlic. Cook 2-3 minutes. Add the wine, parsley, salt, pepper and the cup of reserved liquid from the lobster. Add the lobster meat and simmer 2-3 minutes. Cook the rice as directed on package, than add the butter and stir through. Pour the lobster sauce into a mold. Add the rice and pack lightly. Turn out onto a platter. Serve hot.

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