Lobster and Corn Chowder
1Bring 4 quarts of water to boil in a 6 to 8 quart soup kettle; add lobster, cover and boil for about 10 minutes.
2Remove and reserve the shells and carcass for stock.
3Cut lobster meat into 2-inch pieces - (Can wrap and refrigerate meat and shell overnight).
4Peel and cut potatoes into 1/2-inch dice.
5Mince the onion (1 cup).
6Remove the corn kernels from the cobs (or drain and set aside thawed corn).
7COOKING AND SERVING: Put the reserved lobster shells and carcass in a large saucepan with the half and half; bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer 4 minutes.
8Remove from heat and set aside.
9Melt the butter in a soup kettle; add the potatoes, onion and corn kernels and saute over medium-low heat until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
10Strain the lobster cream over the vegetables, bring to a simmer, and then simmer slowly until the potatoes are tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
11Stir in the lobster meat, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper; simmer just until the lobster meat is hot, about 5 minutes.
12Ladle into warm bowls and serve with corn crisps.
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