Lee's Lobster Bisque

Recipe Rating:
 7 Ratings
Serves: 6-8
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Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb lobster meat (and/or crab or shrimp)
2 1/2 large tomatos
2 large green peppers
4 celery stalks
2 Tbsp tabasco sauce
1/4 c wochestershire sauce
1/2 c dry cheap sherry
3-4 chicken boullion cubes
1-2 pinch brown sugar
ROUX
2-3 Tbsp flour
sauteed veggies
1/2 to 3/4 stick butter
1 qt heavy or light cream

The Cook

Lee Paige Recipe
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Well Seasoned
agawam, MA (pop. 16,238)
leepaige
Member Since Nov 2010
Lee's notes for this recipe:
Someone I know loved this soup, so I went into a seafood restaurant and asked for a "loose" recipe and this is what I jimmy-rigged after trials... sooo good you will smack anyone who makes this and falls short even in a restaurant!!!
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Kitchen Crew
Yum, yum, yum! Back off on the Tabasco a bit if you don't like your heat at full-throttle, but we simply loved this recipe as-is.

Note: Lobster and shrimp both work great!

Directions

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dice all veggies and sautee with 1/2 stick of butter in a good sized deep pot. when your veggies are translucent and tender add an additional 1/4 to 1/2 stick of butter melt, stir together blend well. then slowly add flour while constantly mixing. Roux will have a slightly pastey consistancy not too thick! add cream once blended well. simmer for about 30 mins stir frequently. strain veggies if u dont want to have them in the bisque. then Add chicken boullion, tabasco, sherry, brown sugar, and wochestershire sauce. simmer for about 15 mins on low watching and stirring. add lobster last simmer about 15 to 20 mins and taste. you may have to adjust salt, tabasco, or sherry. you will have rubbery seafood if you over cook. the best served with warm crusty bread!
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user Lee Paige leepaige - Jun 11, 2011
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user Jane McMillan janenov46 - Jun 11, 2011
Thanks for this. We have friends that lobster, they are not like your lobsters, langistions, but I need recipes for seafood, lobster, shrimp.
user Lee Paige leepaige - Jun 11, 2011
ok soon to come shrimp creole!!! over white or jasmine rice you will love not creamy either tomato based!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Jul 27, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Jul 27, 2011
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