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Lobster Mashed Potatoes Recipe

You think your mashed potato recipe is rich? Think again. We added lobster and butter to ours. We win.

by Justin Walker
Oct 30 2017, 11:00pm

Servings: 4-6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes


3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 cup whole milk
1 cup sour cream
16 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 pound cooked and picked lobster meat
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


1.Place potatoes in a saucepan over generously salted water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and return the potatoes back to the saucepan.

2. Meanwhile, place the milk and half of the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat and cook until the butter has melted. Add the mixture along with the sour cream to the pot of potatoes and mash well. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Melt the remaining butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the lobster and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Fold the lobster meat and the butter into the mashed potatoes and serve immediately.