Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Source: Adapted from original recipe from HeidiSue on Food.com I just love Lobster Bisque, and I am willing to pay $12 - $15 per bowl for an exceptional one... now I don't have to! A great lobster bisque doe not even need lobster meat! I tried HeidiSue's recipe, which was good, but then made some adjustments that made this the perfect Lobster Bisque for me. I hope you love it as much as I do!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a sauté pan heat a little oil over med-high heat and sauté shallots, leeks, and garlic for one minute with 4 Tablespoons butter.
  2. Deglaze the pan with the white wine.
  3. Add the Worcestershire, Hot Sauce, and thyme and sauté for another minute.
  4. Deglaze the pan with the Brandy.
  5. Add the paprika, hot water and lobster base and combine well.
  6. Stir in tomato paste and add the bay leaves.
  7. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Whisk in heavy cream and the butter and bring to a boil.
  9. Salt and pepper to taste.