Luscious Lobster Bisque

Luscious Lobster Bisque


"You will need about an 8 quart stockpot for this recipe."


1 h servings 538 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 538 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 35 g
  • 54%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 34.4 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 243 mg
  • 81%
  • Sodium:
  • 677 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter or margarine over medium heat in a large saucepan or stockpot; add the onion, garlic, carrot, bay leaf, and thyme. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion softens. Add the lobster shells, and cook until they turn red.
  2. Add the wine and tomatoes. Bring to a gentle boil, and simmer for about 5 minutes. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove the bay leaf. Remove the lobster shells; remove the meat from the shell, and set aside.
  4. Place the soup, in batches if necessary, in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Return the soup to the pot, and bring to a boil. Add the cream and any lobster meat you may have, and heat through. Check for seasoning. Sprinkle with the parsley, and season with salt and pepper. Serve.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I liked it, but it needed more flavor. I added, a lot of pepper (no salt), Old Bay Seasoning, a couple of dashes of tabasco and worchestire. I would suggest not pureeing the meat with the rest o...

excellent, substituted cream sherry for the wine, scrumptous

I made this bisque for a special treat for my family. Everybody just loved it! Im not sure if I did something wrong but in my opinion it was more like a soup than a bisque. Even after adding the...

I was expecting a more creamier soup, like bisque usually is. I added cornstarch to thicken it and also used a little Old Bay Seasoning. Otherwise it would not have enough flavor. I don't thi...

Cooking the whole tails added wonderful flavour. I substituted 1/4 cup of brandy for the white wine, added an extra cup of cream, and thickened with cornstarch to get the thick texture. The bisq...

Loved this recipe! It used all natural ingredients and for more flavor I added worcestershire sauce, paprika and chilli. Really delicious!

verry good

Simply devine! thanksgiving 2008 was made complete

Though I followed the recipe, I found this to be less flavorful than I would have liked. It would have also been helpful to know the preferred size of lobster tails to use. Mine were on the smal...