Peppered Lobster Thermidor Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient


 Butter stick1⁄2
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Worcestershire1 Dash
 Egg yolks2
 Sherry2 Tablespoon
 Vinegar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Lobster meat1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lobster shell8 (Half Lobster)
 Thinly sliced fresh mushrooms1⁄2 Pound
 Bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped chives2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 608 Calories from Fat 117

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g21.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 515.8 mg

Sodium 1626 mg67.7%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.73 g2.9%

Sugars 5.9 g

Protein 95 g190.7%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 32.3% Iron 12.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the broiler.

2) In a skillet, melt the butter, stir the flour, blend well.
3) Gradually stir in the cream and cook, until thick.
4) Stir in the salt, pepper, paprika, mustard and Worcestershire.
5) Remove from the heat, stir in the add yolks, sherry, vinegar and lemon juice.
6) Stir in the lobster meat and mushrooms, mix thoroughly.
7) In empty lobster shells, spoon the mixture and sprinkle with the crumbs, cheese and chives.
8) Place the stuffed lobster shells under the broiler for 10 minutes.

9) Serve the Lobster Thermidor, immediately on a serving platter.