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Lobster Bisque En Croute

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 oz Butter
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 1 1-1/2-lb. lobster
  • 1 Stalk celery
  • 1 md Onion
  • 1/2 c French brandy
  • 1 Shallot; chopped
  • 1 qt Fish stock
  • 1/4 c White wine
  • 1 pn Saffron
  • 1 ts Tomato puree
  • 1 c Heavy cream
  • 1 tb Lobster base
  • Puff pastry dough
  • Egg wash


1. Make a roux with butter and flour.

2. Break the lobster up in sections. Roughly chop the celery and onion
(white mirepoix). Brown the onions, celery, and lobster meat in a 425 F
oven; stir every 10-15 minutes.

3. Remove from the oven when browned and place on the range; flame with
French brandy. Add the shallots, fish stock, and white wine; let simmer for
at least 1 hour. Cool slightly and strain through a fine sieve.

4. To the strained bisque, add the saffron, tomato puree, cream, and
lobster base to taste.

5. Thicken the bisque with the roux to desired consistency.

6. At time of service, fill six oven-proof serving dishes with the bisque.
Egg wash the rim of each dish and top with the puff pastry dough. Egg wash
the puff pastry and bake in 425 F oven until golden brown and puffed.



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