Lobster Bisque Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Chopped onion3 Tablespoon
 Minced celery2 Tablespoon
 Minced shallots1 Tablespoon
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Unbleached flour2 Tablespoon
 Half and half cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 White chicken stock2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Lobster tail8 Ounce, minced
 Brandy1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), heated
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper white1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Tabasco sauce3 Drop
 Milk1 Tablespoon
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Minced fresh chives1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1917 Calories from Fat 509

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 94 g144.4%

Saturated Fat 39.8 g199%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 157.4 mg

Sodium 1865.5 mg77.7%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g33.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.5 g41.9%

Sugars 44.7 g

Protein 42 g84.1%

Vitamin A 103.8% Vitamin C 33.2%

Calcium 31.2% Iron 49.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Saute onion, celery and shallots in butter 5 minutes, sprinkle with flour and cook, stirring, 3 minutes.
Gradually add cream, stock and wine; cook and stir until smooth and slightly thickened.
Melt butter until bubbly, add lobster and cook rapidly, stirring, until lobster loses its translucent appearance.
Pour brandy over, ignite and let burn down.
Combine lobster and juices with cream sauce, cover and simmer 10 minutes.
Puree or sieve.
Thin to desired consistency with milk, chill, adjust seasonings, and serve with a sprinkling of paprika and chives.
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