Lobster Bisque Recipe - Carnival Cruise Lines

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Lobster Bisque

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Lobster Bisque - Carnival Cruise Lines

Lobster Bisque - Recipe

Recipe Category: Soups, Stews, Chili

Yield: 6 Servings


  • 2 lbs Lobster (1 Lobster)
  • 6 1/2 tbsp Butter, divided
  • 1/2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 c Chopped Celery
  • 1/2 c Chopped Carrots
  • 1/2 c Chopped Onion
  • 1/4 c Tomato Paste
  • 6 c Fish Stock
  • 1 tbsp Brandy1 1/2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 c Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 c Sherry


  • Remove lobster meat from shell and chop. Refrigerate until needed.
  • Coarsely chop shell.
  • Heat 3 tbsp of butter in medium stock pot, add shell and garlic. Cook until brown. Add celery, carrots and onion; cook until softened. Add tomato paste; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Add fish stock and brandy; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 1/2 tbsp butter in small saucepan over low heat; add flour. Cook 20 minutes, stirring constantly, until deep golden brown. Stir into soup. Continue simmering 45 minutes longer.
  • Strain; return to stock pot. Stir in cream and sherry. Heat remaining butter in small skillet, add lobster. Cook until opaque; add to soup. Serve.