Elevate Lobster Butter Sauce With A Drizzle Of Hot Honey

The rich, sweet taste and tender texture of lobster has made it a staple in high-end dining for generations, and when paired with the right sauce, it can truly transform a meal into a memorable culinary experience. One of the most classic accompaniments for this seafood is a simple butter sauce. You can make it plain, spicy, or zesty. But have you ever thought about elevating that classic buttery delight with a sweet and spicy combo? Enter hot honey.

Hot honey, for the uninitiated, mingles the natural sweetness of honey with the fiery kick of chilies. It's a delightful concoction that has been a trending favorite on various dishes, from pizzas and fried chicken to ice cream and brownies, but its versatile profile means it can also elevate more sophisticated dishes like freshly cooked lobster.

So, why combine lobster butter sauce and hot honey? The butter sauce, rich and flavorful on its own, acquires a new depth of flavor from the spicy-sweet syrup. The heat of the chili cuts through the richness of the butter, while the sweetness of the honey complements the natural flavors of the lobster. It's a match made in culinary heaven, bound to impress and delight even the most discerning of palates.

Making the lobster butter sauce with hot honey

Making butter sauce for your lobsters with hot honey is pretty easy. You can go two ways about it: Using store-bought hot honey or making your own at home. If you choose the first method, just melt some butter and mix in the hot honey. It's as easy as that!

If you prefer making your own hot honey, use the second method. Heat honey with your choice or combination of fresh chilies, red pepper flakes, or hot sauce, and feel free to add any other spices you fancy. Once the hot honey is ready, add it to some melted butter (just like in the first method), let simmer, and your sauce is ready to go. Alternatively, put all the hot honey ingredients directly into the pot with melted butter and let them blend together as they heat up. With that, your hot honey butter sauce is ready. Time to get the lobster ready.

Cook the shellfish the way you like best, by baking it in the oven, cooking in water, or grilling it. When it's perfectly done, it's time for the grand finale. Drizzle the delicious hot honey butter sauce over the lobster meat, covering it generously. And there you have it — a fantastic lobster dish with a sweet and spicy twist, ready to be enjoyed.