Love is too weak a word for what you’ll feel.Gather Journal Lobster with Bitter Greens & Spring Chicken Salad with Preserved Lemon Mayo Sandwiches
Two of the ’70s most cherished and unlikely love stories in tea sandwich (crusts removed) form—for Annie and Alvy’s nervous romance, the crustacean that eludes them with bacon and bitter (is there a more fitting kind for Alvy?) greens; and for Harold and Maude, a May-December inspired pairing of spring chicken with preserved lemon-infused mayo. Both of them entirely lurvable.
makes 4 little sandwiches each
Lobster with Bitter Greens Sandwiches
Carefully submerge the lobster in a large pot of boiling salted water and cook, covered, 8 minutes. Drain, cool slightly, then remove tail and claw meat. Coarsely chop then cool completely. Cook the bacon in a skillet until crisp, about 3 minutes. Drain and finely chop. Stir together the lobster, bacon, mayonnaise, basil, and lemon juice then season with salt and pepper. Sandwich between bread with a little friseé and cut into quarters.
Spring Chicken Salad with Preserved Lemon Mayo Sandwiches
Stir together chicken, mayo, celery, preserved lemon rind, and lemon juice then season with pepper. Stir together herbs and coriander. Lightly coat the edges of the bread with mayo and crust with herb mixture. Sandwich the chicken salad between the bread and cut into quarters.