Saturday, December 31, 2011

Fried Lobster Raviolis with a Red Pepper Cream Sauce

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I picked up frozen Lobster Raviolis from a nearby Italian Market and parboiled them for 8 minutes...


I made this recipe for a Red Pepper Cream Sauce (link is also found below)

- I cheated and used a 12 oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained
- used toasted walnuts instead of pine nuts
- half the amount of cream
- sauteed up my minced garlic first instead of adding it raw
- In the end, I heated my sauce up on the stove...being careful NOT to boil


After I dabbed my parboiled raviolis dry, I dipped them in *homemade buttermilk then coated them in breadcrumbs

*1 cup milk, 1.5 T lemon juice - sit for 15 minutes and you have homemade buttermilk!


After you fry your raviolis up in the 320 degree olive oil for about 1.5 minutes each side... allow them to sit a few minutes to set, sprinkle with cheese and then slice them into desired shape...or....


Leave them whole for a lovely appetizer! 

Click here to see Giada's recipe for Fried Raviolis

If you missed it above, click here to see the recipe for the Red Pepper Cream Sauce



FoodEpix said...

Looks delicious. Would love for you to share your pictures with us over at

Soma Sengupta said...

Great post. Thanks!

Beth Michelle said...

Oh wow these look incredible!!

Nicole said...

Such beautiful light in these photos. Boy those look good!
Happy New Year!

Karen said...

Welcome back with this fantastic recipe!!! Looks just amazing and I LOVE that you fried these.
I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and a great New Year's Eve!

Nuts about food said...

Those may be shortcuts, but it is a glamorous way to simplify life and love your personal touches. Hope you had a wonderful holiday season with the family and wish you a very happy and healthy new year!

Unknown said...

I love recipes like this.. where you can take all these little shortcuts and yet serve up something that looks so elegant and like it took you all day slaving away in the kitchen!!

Miss Meat and Potatoes said...

YUM. What perfect party food. I have always wanted to tried fried ravioli - another one to add to the resolutions list. That should go perfectly along with taking up rock climbing and doing more yoga. Happy new year!!

BBQ Smoker said...

Too few folks understand the delectable goodness of fried ravioli! Guess that's due to so many US folks growing up with the canned variety! Such a tasty post - great sauce!

Velva said...

Amazing!!! I just need a glass of wine to makes this perfect.