Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 oz 56g Butter

  2. 1/4 cup 15g / 1/2oz Flour

  3. 1 Lobster - (abt 1 1/2 lbs)

  4. 1 Celery stalk

  5. 1 Onion (medium)

  6. 1/2 cup 118ml French brandy

  7. 1 Shallot - chopped

  8. 1 Fish stock

  9. 1/4 cup 59ml White wine

  10. 1 Saffron

  11. 1 teaspoon 5ml Tomato puree

  12. 1 cup 237ml Heavy cream

  13. 1 tablespoon 15ml Lobster base Puff pastry dough Egg wash

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions Make a roux with butter and flour. Break the lobster up into sections. Roughly chop the celery and onion (white mirepoix). Brown the onions, celery, and lobster meat in a 425 degree oven; stir every 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven when browned and place on the range; flame with French brandy. Add the shallots, fish stock, and white wine; let simmer for at least 1 hour. Cool slightly and strain through a fine sieve. To the strained bisque, add the saffron, tomato puree, cream, and lobster base to taste. Thicken the bisque with the roux to desired consistency At time of service, fill six oven-proof serving dishes with the bisque. Egg wash the rim of each dish and top with the puff pastry dough. Egg wash the puff pastry and bake in 425 degree oven until golden brown and puffed. This recipe yields 6 servings.


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