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4 from 2 votes
Review Recipe

Lobster Bisque

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Soup
Cuisine American
A rich and creamy bisque filled with delicious lobster flavor! 
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  • 1/2 lb cooked lobster meat with shells if possible
  • 1/4 cup butter divided
  • 1/2 cup onion divided
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 dashes Tobasco sauce
  • 1/3 cup cooking sherry
  • 3/4 teaspoon dired thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 oz tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half or light cream

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  1. Remove the meat from the shells and set aside.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan. Add shells and 1/4 cup onion and cook over medium heat until fragrant and lightly browned. Add chicken broth and simmer 10 minutes. Strain and set aside.

  3. Melt remaining butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened. Add white wine and cook until almost evaporated. Add Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce and cook until almost evaporated.
  4. Stir in broth, sherry, thyme, bay leaf, and tomato paste. Simmer 15 minutes or until thickened.

  5. Add in cream and lobster meat and heat over medium heat until hot. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 337, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 13g, Cholesterol: 136mg, Sodium: 969mg, Potassium: 680mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin A: 1110%, Vitamin C: 15.7%, Calcium: 174%, Iron: 1.6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword lobster bisque