Lobster Bisque

Recipe by Norelllaura1
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Coarsely chop lobster meat. In a heavy kettle (about 6-quart) melt butter over low heat. Stir in lobster meat and reserved liquid. Sweat, covered, over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 25 minutes.
  • Stir in flour, salt and cayenne. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes.
  • In a large saucepan, heat half-and-half until it "smiles" (barely simmers). Do not let it boil.
  • Add half-and-half and sherry to the lobster mixture. Cook, stirring, at a bare simmer for 10 minutes. (do not boil).
  • Serve hot. Note that bisque may be made 2 days ahead before being chilled and covered. Reheat bisque over low heat, stirring until hot. (Do not boil).