Lobster Salad with Glass Noodles and Jícama

120 mins (prep 60)
16 ingredients
makes 6 servings

Categories:  salad , summer ,
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  • 5 (1 1/4- to 1 1/2-lb) live lobsters or 1 3/4 to 2 lb cooked lobster meat
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 3 to 4 oz very thin bean thread noodles (also known as cellophane, glass, or mung bean noodles)
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 (1/2-lb) piece jicama, peeled, then cut into 1/16-inch-thick matchsticks with slicer (see special equipment, below; about 2 cups)
  • flaky sea salt such as maldon
  • special equipment: an adjustable-blade slicer fitted with julienne blade


Serving Size (17.63 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 116.75 Calories from Fat 118.62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.18g 121.64%
Saturated Fat 0.97g 29.1%
Trans Fat 0.05g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 396.9mg 99.23%
Total Carbohydrate 0.04g 0.09%
Dietary Fiber 0.03 g 0.65%
Sugars 0.01 g %
Protein 0.04g 0.43%
Vitamin A 0.58IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 0.72mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh lime juice, packed light brown sugar, bean thread noodles, thin, coarsely chopped fresh basil, coarsely chopped fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped fresh mint, an, special equipment