Firkin brings elegance to tacos. Succulent lobster is mixed with chives and butter then lightly sauteed. The mixture is combined with chipotle mayonnaise, queso fresco and pico de gallo in a crisp corn tortilla. OMG!
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Heat peanut oil in a pot large enough to submerge a tortilla fryer by 2 inches 375F.
Load tortilla fryer basket with 4” corn tortillas and fry until crisp. These can just be pan fried rather than "deep fried".
Drain tortillas on a plate lined with paper toweling. Keep warm.
In a sauté pan, toss chopped lobster, diced tomatoes, and chives in olive oil then add the garlic butter to finish the lobster mixture.
Place one tortilla on each of 4 warmed plates. Top each tortilla with 1/4 of the lobster mixture, shredded cabbage, pico de gallo. The top with sour cream, queso fresco and chipotle mayonnaise.
Serve with a big smile and a glass of dry Riesling or fine Pilsner beer.
About Firkin Since 1998, Firkin of Libertyville has remained one of the top gastropubs in the Chicagoland area offering superior food and drink. They are well known for their Akaushi hamburgers or their “Award Winning” Mac and Cheese, with aged Wisconsin cheddar, spinach, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, walnuts, and truffle oil
Firkin’s simple, beer-centric concept of pairing unique craft brews with seasonal food has won acclaim from locals and experts alike, including being named as one of the 150 Top Beer Bars by DRAFT Magazine.
Firkin is located at 515 North Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois and can be reached at (847) 367-6168.