Recipe & Video Grilled Balmain Bugs

murphyscreek

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Aka Moreton Bay bugs, or slipper lobster.

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Ingredients

3 Balmain Bugs cut length ways in half, and deveined
3 tbsp softened butter
4 cloves grated garlic
2 tbsp chopped parsley leaves

Method

Combine parsley and garlic with the butter.
Coat the flesh side of the bugs with the herb/garlic butter, keeping some in reserve.
On the bbq/grill, cook bugs for 1 minute flesh side down.
Turn so shell is facing down, and baste on remaining butter over the flesh.
Cook for another 4-5 minutes or until shell turns red.
Close lid of bbq for the last minute or so.
Serve hot with lemon wedges.


View: https://youtu.be/lbn4g3s7AcQ
 

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Aka Moreton Bay bugs, or slipper lobster.

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Ingredients

3 Balmain Bugs cut length ways in half, and deveined
3 tbsp softened butter
4 cloves grated garlic
2 tbsp chopped parsley leaves

Method

Combine parsley and garlic with the butter.
Coat the flesh side of the bugs with the herb/garlic butter, keeping some in reserve.
On the bbq/grill, cook bugs for 1 minute flesh side down.
Turn so shell is facing down, and baste on remaining butter over the flesh.
Cook for another 4-5 minutes or until shell turns red.
Close lid of bbq for the last minute or so.
Serve hot with lemon wedges.


View: https://youtu.be/lbn4g3s7AcQ

I used to buy these here, but the seafood guy went broke. I buy them when I'm in ozzy as well. Bugs n barramundi to die for.

Russ
 
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