Quick Lobster Bisque

By Emma Koch

Quick Lobster Bisque

July 18, 2013 Updated Jul 18, 2013 at 2:51 PM EST

It's so easy to cook lobster that our Quick Lobster Bisque is a great way to switch things up any night of the week. Get that water boiling!

Makes: 5 cups

Cooking Time: 25 min

 
What You'll Need:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
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  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry or seafood broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup chopped, cooked lobster meat (about 1 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
What To Do:
  1. In a soup pot over medium heat, melt butter. Saute onion 1 minute, or until tender. Add flour, stirring until blended. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, whipping cream, sherry, salt, and paprika; bring just to a simmer. 
     
  2. Cook uncovered 15 to 18 minutes, or until slightly thickened. (Do not boil!) Stir in lobster and chives and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through; serve immediately.
Notes

How about serving this with some delicious rolls that are easy and quick to throw together, so you can sop up every last drop?!




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