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Lobster Bisque

This recipe is from Chesapeake Bay Cooking which specialises in shellfish and seafood recipes as well as the famous Maryland Stuffed Ham recipes.


1 1/2 lb. Fresh Lobster
1 1/4 cup Water
1 8 oz. bottle Clam Juice
1 Clove
2 Bay Leaves
1 tablespoon Butter
1 Small Onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup Celery, finely chopped
3 tablespoons Flour
2 cups Milk
3 tablespoons Tomato Paste
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Dry Sherry
Pepper to taste

  • Cook and pick your lobster.
  • Place shell in a large pot with water, calm juice clove and bay leaves. Cook over medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • Strain mixture and reserve stock.
  • Melt butter in large saucepan and add the onion and celery. Sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle flour over the mixture and cook for another minute, stirring frequently.
  • Add the stock, milk, tomato paste, salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes to thicken, stirring constantly.
  • Add lobster meat.
  • Remove from heat add sherry and stir.
  • Serve hot.

Serves 4

Chesapeake Bay Cooking