Lobster Bordelaise Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lobster2 Pound (1 Piece)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cayenne1 Pinch
 Nutmeg1 Pinch
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Onion1 Small, minced
 Carrot1⁄2 Small, minced
 Oregano1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Claret wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Toast slice4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 467 Calories from Fat 145

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.2%

Saturated Fat 8.8 g43.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 251.3 mg

Sodium 958.7 mg39.9%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 48 g96.7%

Vitamin A 34.1% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 21% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cook lobster, separate meat and shell. Cut the meat into pieces.
2. Take a double broiler and melt the butter on its top over the hot water.
3. Mix flour, nutmeg, cayenne and salt.
4. In a small saucepan, add oregano, onion, carrot and milk and allow to reach boiling level. Simmer for 5 minutes.
5. Mix hot milk, slowly, to the double broiler and cook till the mixture thickens. Mix lobster meat and cook for 5 minutes.
6. Stir in wine and heat well.

7. Pour on hot buttered toast and serve.