Simply Elegant Lobster Chowder

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

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  • 3 ounces bacon, chopped
  • 12 cup onion, chopped
  • 14 cup celery, chopped
  • 3 cups tomatoes, chopped and juice reserved
  • 1 12 cups fish stock (or chicken broth)
  • 3 red potatoes, diced
  • 3 lbs cooked lobster meat, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chervil, chopped
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon white pepper


  1. In a medium soup pot, cook the bacon until crisp, Remove with a slotted spoon to drain on paper towels.
  2. To the bacon fat, add the onion and celery and cook until tender, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, broth, and potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer until the potatoes are fork tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. Add the lobster, bacon, chervil, and season with salt and pepper to taste.