Capellini Pesto and Chargrilled Lobster

Capellini Pesto and Chargrilled Lobster

From   Style Chef

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 35 minutes

Method: Moderate

Type: Fusion

Capellini pasta tossed with pesto and served with grilled lobster


  • Capellino pasta 4 cups
  • Pesto 4 tbsps
  • Lobster 1
  • Red chilli powder 2 tsps
  • Borges extra virgin olive oil 4 tbsps
  • Lemon juice 4 tsps
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Black peppercorns, crushed to taste
  • Light olive oil 4 tbsps
  • Garlic, chopped 2 to 3 tbsps
  • Parmesan cheese, grated 4 tbsps
  • Borges olives, sliced 4 tbsps
  • Fresh basil leaves, torn 4 tsps


  • Cut the lobster into half vertically and keep on a baking tray. Add red chilli powder, Borges extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt and crushed black peppercorns and rub in gently. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 170ยบ C.
  • Keep the tray in the preheated oven and cook for 10 minutes
  • Boil sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan, add salt and mix. Add capellini pasta and cook till al dente. Drain and refresh in cold water.
  • Heat olive oil in another deep non-stick pan, add garlic and saute till golden. Add pasta and pesto and toss well. Add parmesan cheese and toss.
  • Transfer the pasta on a serving platter. Take the lobster out of the oven and place it on the pasta.
  • Garnish with black olives and basil leaves and serve hot.