Lobster Vol Au Vent With Orange Cognac Sauce

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Epicurious

Creamy lobster filled pastries which can be served in either appetizer or dinner size

Top Review by vivalavicki

I had a progressive dinner party and I hosted the appetizers...I served the lobster in orange cognac sauce as the 3rd course and it was a HUGE hit...I would absolutely serve it again as even a dinner course, it was delicious

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the Orange Cognac Sauce: In a medium saucepan over high heat combine the orange juice, sugar, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce heat until nearly evaporated. Add the stock, heavy cream, and cognac. Boil for minute, remove from the heat, and set aside.
  2. For the Lobster Vol au Vent: Preheat a saucepan over high heat until very hot. Add the olive oil, then the lobster meat, mushrooms, shallots, tarragon, and white pepper, to taste, while stirring to combine ingredients. Add 1/2 cup of the Orange Cognac Sauce and bring to a boil for 1 minute. Reduce to a simmer.
  3. Spoon reduced mixture into prepared shells, drizzle with remaining orange cognac sauce, and garnish with parsley leaves.

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