Ocean Fresh Lobster Bisque

If you have the habit of throwing away your lobster shells after a great seafood supper, this recipe will make you want to go back in time and slap yourself.

Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Portion: 6 normal people or 4 big eaters like yours truly.

Ingredients

1.5 L of homemade reduced broth from the leftover lobster shells
1 cup of Lobster meat
1/4 cup of Tomato Paste
1 chopped Red Onion
1 big chopped Carrot
3 minced Garlic cloves
1 tbsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Thyme
1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
2 tbsp White Flour
1/2 cup White Wine (to deglaze)
300 ml Cooking Cream (I used 18% but 35% is preferred)
1tbsp Salted Butter
Add Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a pot, brown your onions in butter for about 5 minutes.
  2. Next, add your chopped carrot and garlic cloves to the pot.
  3. Brown everything for another 5 minutes. Your pot should now look similar to this:
    vegetables
  4. Now add flour to the pot and stir it uniformly.
    add flour
  5. Deglaze the bottom of the pot with the White Wine.
  6. Add your homemade reduced broth from the lobster shells.
  7. Now add the tomato paste and stir until the paste is dissolved completely within the broth.
  8. Now add your Lobster meat.
  9. Bring to a boil and let it reduce to about half.
  10. Add everything to a blender and blend it until it becomes smooth.
    blend
  11. Transfer the blended mix back into the pot.
  12. Now add the cooking cream and stir.
  13. Add the thyme and cayenne pepper to the bisque
  14. Balance the seasonings in the bisque with Salt and Pepper
  15. Reheat the bisque at medium heat without making it come to a boil and pour generous portions to all your family and/or guests.

One Bisque to rule them all, one Bisque to find them, One Bisque to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.

 

Bon appΓ©tit.

 

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