Lobster Bisque

What can I say about this recipe besides the fact that it is addictively good! The tomato soup base is great on its own, add in the lobster and it becomes heavenly!


  • 2 Tbsp minced shallots
  • 2 Tbsp chopped green onions
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 14 Cup white wine (Dry)
  • 2 Tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1Tsp dried thyme
  • 6 Tbsp dry sherry
  • 1 Tsp paprika
  • 1Cup hot water
  • 1 Tsp lobster base (better than bouillon)
  • 4 Oz Tomato paste
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Cups heavy whipping cream
  • 4 Tbsp Butter

Cooking Directions

  1. In a saute pan heat a little oil over med-high heat and saute shallots, onions, and garlic for one minute.
  2. Deglaze the pan with the white wine.
  3. Add the Worcestershire, tabasco, and thyme and sauté for another minute.
  4. Deglaze the pan with the sherry.
  5. Add the paprika, hot water and lobster base and combine well.
  6. Stir in tomato paste and add the bay leaves.
  7. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Whisk in heavy cream and the butter and bring to a boil.
  9. Add the lobster and simmer until cooked through.
  10. Serve with crusty garlic bread.

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