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Lobster Cantonese NY style?

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ERMDHI Feb 5, 2011 11:38 AM

Does Anyone know where I can get this in Oahu? Always cooked in various ways but not NY style.

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    hulakids Feb 18, 2011 05:40 AM

    If you are referring to NY style as having an entire lobster boiled and served intact in contrast to lobster being served as chopped into smaller pieces and cooked with a black bean or ginger sauce, is what I'm guessing you're referring to as Cantonese style, than Fook Yuen in the McCully Shopping Center, Chin's Chinese Restaurant on Maunakea Street in Chinatown or Lobster King on King street, next to Piikoi.

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      fourunder Feb 18, 2011 05:46 AM

      New York City Style Lobster Cantonese is:

      Cut Up Maine Lobster

      Start with Minced Garlic
      Ground Pork
      Sherry
      Add Lobster
      Chicken Stock
      Cornstarch Slurry
      Broken Egg
      Green Onions.

      Fermented Black Beans and Oyster Sauce additions are a variation of the dish.

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        hulakids Feb 18, 2011 06:16 AM

        Haven't heard of Maine cut lobster with ingredients described as "NY" style, rather Chinese or Cantonese style.

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          fourunder Feb 18, 2011 06:43 AM

          NYC...as in how it would be made in this area in most Chinese restaurants.....and presumeably what the OP is looking for . Not any of your versions.

          It's simply refered to as Lobster Cantonese....a white sauce. In Boston, it would be brownish, witht the addition of FBB and Oyster Sauce.

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      ERMDHI Feb 6, 2011 09:48 PM

      NYC style

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        Joebob Feb 6, 2011 11:05 PM

        Beijing? Sichuan?

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          DriverPhil Feb 8, 2011 12:36 PM

          Maine lobsta? Kona lobster? Rock lobster?

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        Joebob Feb 5, 2011 11:00 PM

        Is that Southern Chinese style or Eastern New York Chinese style or Eastern New York Southern Chinese style? I'm sure that I'm somewhat obtuse, but what do you mean? Done how?

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