Chef Julius Russell's international family style dinner

August 13, 2013

As the season changes from the heat of summer, we tend to move toward comforting meals shared by the family. Chef Julius will bring together key dishes of various "family-style" meals from a few countries around the world into a single, multi-course dining experience. Get a glimpse of what Sunday dinner looks like from Europe to South America.

Lobster Croquettes

  • 2 cups lobster meat, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced shallots
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons Mango Pepper Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • Panko breadcrumbs (1/4 cup, plus more for coating Chef Julius' Salt Blend, Creole Rub and Pepper Blend (¼ teaspoon each, plus additional Creole Rub for finishing)
  • ¼ teaspoon of corriander
  • 2 cups Chilean Olive oil
  • 3 oz Epicurean Butter Black Truffle Butter

  1. In a large metal mixing bowl, add the lobster meat, mustard, Mango Pepper Sauce and shallot.
  2. Gently mix by hand.
  3. Next add the eggs, parsley, seasonings and breadcrumbs.
  4. Gently mix by hand and place into the refrigerator to cool for 5-10 minutes
  5. While the mixture is cooling, bring your oil up to frying temperature
  6. Remove from the refrigerator and using a small ice cream scoop, form into small rounds. You can gently use your hand to flatten a little bit.
  7. Coat the rounds and cook in small batches, 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.
  8. While croquettes are draining, dust with more Chef Julius' Creole Seasoning.
  9. Drizzle melted Epicurean Butter Black Truffle Butter and serve hot

Chef Julius Russell's Pop Up Restaurant Event
August 31st at 6pm
Westminster HD
11 N. Wells

Special rate thru August 16th: $70 per person
General rate: $85 per person or $160 per couple
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