Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces lobster meat
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 cup fresh mango puree
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup red onions
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup mint, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon habanero sauce
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper (optional)

Directions:

  1. Mix lime juice, orange juice, Splenda Granulated, mango puree, habanero sauce, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl
  2. Boil water in a large sauce-pan and cook lobster for 3 minutes, remove carefully and transfer lobster to a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking.
  3. Remove shell and cut meat into small pieces.
  4. Place lobster in the mango sauce along with tomatoes, onions, cilantro and mint.
  5. Serve in martini glass and garnish with corn tortilla chips.

Exchanges per Serving: 2 1/2 Lean Meat, 1 Fruits, 1 Fat.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda Inc. Splenda is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories:   190
Calories from Fat:   70
Total Fat:   8g
   Saturated Fat:   1g
Carbohydrate:   15g
Fiber:   2g
Cholesterol:   80mg
Sodium:   410mg
Sugar:   11g

Exchanges per Serving: 2 1/2 Lean Meat, 1 Fruits, 1 Fat.

Marlene Koch

Marlene Koch, RD, (pronounced "Cook") has specialized in delicious food and healthy lifestyles for over twenty years. Thus, when Marlene realized she couldn’t bake a delicious cake without sugar for her stepdaughter newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she set out to find the sweet solution! Marlene is now a foremost authority on sugar and sugar substitutes and the author of the best-selling healthy, low-sugar hardback cookbook series which includes Unbelievable Desserts and Fantastic Food with Splenda, and her newest release, Marlene Koch’s Sensational Splenda Recipes: 375 Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat and Calories (M.Evans publisher). With combined sales of over 600,000 copies, Marlene and her books successfully bridge the gap between good food and good health!

Marlene graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in nutrition from U.C.L.A. in 1986 and is one of a select group of dietitians to hold an advanced certificate in Child and Adolescent Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association. Combining her love of food with her educational foundation, she has held such positions as Hospital Foodservice Director, Nutrition Professor, Cooking Instructor for the Columbus State Culinary Academy and as a national nutrition educator to chefs for the American Culinary Federation. Her passion for teaching others how to make healthy food taste delicious also extend to her private nutrition practice specializing in weight loss, diabetes, and wellness.

Marlene loves to teach (and to eat!); her energetic and upbeat style has made her a popular food and nutrition speaker for organizations such as the American Diabetes and American Heart Associations and sought after for television and radio appearances which have included affiliates for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and Shaw TV (Vancouver) and radio stations nationwide.

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