Lobster Bisque
Treat yourself to a decadent bowl of steaming hot bisque today!
Serves: 1 to 4 servings depending on cup or bowl
  • ½ lb. cooked lobster meat, cut into small chunks
  • 2 Tablespoons minced shallots
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 6 Tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon lobster base of chicken bouillon
  • 4 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  1. In a saute' pan heat a little oil over med-high heat and saute' shallots, onions, and garlic for three minutes.
  2. Deglaze the pan with the white wine.
  3. Add the Worcestershire, Tabasco, and thyme and saute' for another minute.
  4. Deglaze the pan with the sherry.
  5. Add the paprika, hot water, and bouillon base and combine well.
  6. Stir in tomato paste and add the bay leaves.
  7. Whisk in heavy cream and the butter and bring to a light boil.
  8. Add the lobster and simmer until cooked through.
  9. Serve with crusty garlic bread.
The ingredients can be easily doubled using the ½ lb. of lobster.
Crayfish or shrimp can be substituted for lobster.

Recipe adapted from www.food.com
Recipe by Pray Cook Blog at https://praycookblog.com/lobster-bisque/