Menu Concepts

February 1, 2016

Party Sampler Platter

from Minor's

Shareable appetizers are a great way to increase check averages, and this concept is a sure-fire party starter! Let diners choose 3 unique hot and crispy appetizers to mix and match, served with of choice of 5 house-made dipping sauces.

Pick Any 5 Dipping Sauces:
• Adobo crema
• Chipotle cowboy ketchup
• Jalapeno ranch
• Lobster remoulade
• Maryland spiced crab dip
Minor’s General Tso’s Ready-to-Use Sauce
• Savory horseradish sauce
• Thai red curry dip
• Umami mushroom aioli

Pick Any 3 Appetizers:
• Breaded broccoli bites
• Crispy green beans
• Fried pickles
• House-made potato chips
• Jalapeno poppers
• Seasoned curly fries
• Sweet corn nuggets
• Sweet potato tater tots
• Texas toothpicks
• Zucchini sticks

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January 28, 2016

Lobster Roll Slider

from Minor's

While some lobster rolls can be a little heavy on the butter, this recipe focuses all the attention on the real star— lobster!

Mix Lobster Base, lobster and mayonnaise and chill for 2 hours. Serve on toasted roll with arugula. Yields 6-3/4 lbs. (24 servings):

• 4 tsp Minor’s® Lobster Base NAMSG (Gluten Free)
• 2 lb Lobster, raw Lobster meat, thawed, rough chopped
• 2 cup Mayonnaise
• 24 ea Kaiser Roll (3-1/2” long)
• 15 gr Arugula leaves, fresh garnish

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January 28, 2016

Lobster Avocado Dip

from Minor's

Adding lobster is a great way to or sprinkle litle indulgences throughout a menu. It’s a nice way to boost check averages on several dishes. This one, in particular, pairs really well with appetizers or a well-grilled southwestern flank steak. The addition of Lobster Base ensures that subtle flavor won’t be overshadowed.

In a bowl, combine avocado, tomatoes, lemon juice and 2 tsp. Lobster Base and mix well. In a separate bowl, blend mayonnaise and 1-1/2 tsp. Lobster Base thoroughly. Spread mayonnaise mixture on top of avocado mixture, sealing to edge of the bowl. Keep chilled. When ready to serve, mix mayonnaise mixture into avocado mixture. Garnish top with pieces of lobster meat.

• 1 cup Avocado, mashed
• 6 oz Tomatoes fresh, drained, chopped
• 2 tsp Lemon juice, fresh
• 2 tsp Minor’s® Lobster Base NAMSG (Gluten Free)
• Chile sauce (optional, to taste)
• 5 oz Mayonnaise
• 1-1/2 tsp Minor’s Lobster Base NAMSG (Gluten Free)

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January 28, 2016

Hearty Lobster Dip

from Minor's

This dip can be prepared quickly, and will disappear just as fast! The rich flavor of lobster meat is fortified with Minor’s® Lobster Base in a creamy mixture that’s always a big hit.

Combine wet ingredients, mixing well. Fold in lobster meat and fresh herbs. Chill until served. Yields 21 oz (24 servings):

• 8 oz Cream cheese softened
• 1/2 cup Sour cream
• 4 oz Mayonnaise
• 1-1/2 tbsp Minor’s Lobster Base NAMSG (Gluten Free)
• 5 oz Lobster meat, cooked chilled, chopped fine
• Parsley, fresh chopped, (to taste)
• Chives, fresh chopped, (to taste)

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January 27, 2016

Ancho Vinaigrette

from Minor's

A bold and tangy vinaigrette with a hint of smoky, spicy Ancho chiles.

In a bowl, mix all ingredients until well blended using a wire whip. Yields 2 cups (16 servings):

• 1-1/2 cups Vegetable oil
• 1/2 cup Vinegar
• 4 tsp Minor’s® Ancho Flavor Concentrate (Gluten Free)
• 2 tsp Onion, diced
• 1 pinch of Salt

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