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Lobster Bisque #2

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Category: Seafood, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Lobsters -- medium sized
  • 2 1/2 c Poultry stock or Fish Fumet
  • 1 Onion -- sliced
  • 4 Celery stalk -- with leaves
  • 2 Cloves -- whole
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 6 Peppercorns
  • 1/4 c Soft butter
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 3 c Milk -- heated
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 c Cream -- hot but not boiling
  • 1/4 c Dry sherry
  • 1/8 ts Parsley -- minced
  • 1/8 ts Paprika


Remove the meat from boiled lobsters. Dice the body meat and mince the
tail and claw meat. Reserve it. Crush the shells and add them to the
stock along with the onion, celery, cloves, bay leaf and peppercorns.
Simmer these ingredients for 30 min. Strain the stock. If there is coral
roe, force it through a fine sieve. Combine it with: soft butter, blend in
the flour. Gradually pour into this mixture: heated milk and nutmeg.

When the sauce is smooth and boiling, add the lobster and simmer the
bisque, add the sherry and cover for 5 min. Turn off the heat, Stir in the
cream and season to taste. Serve at once with minced parsley and paprika.

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