Lobster bisque #2

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Lobsters -- medium sized
2½ cup Poultry stock or Fish Fumet
1 \N Onion -- sliced
4 \N Celery stalk -- with leaves
2 \N Cloves -- whole
1 \N Bay Leaf
6 \N Peppercorns
¼ cup Soft butter
¼ cup Flour
3 cups Milk -- heated
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
1 cup Cream -- hot but not boiling
¼ cup Dry sherry
⅛ teaspoon Parsley -- minced
⅛ teaspoon Paprika

Remove the meat from boiled lobsters. Dice the body meat and mince the tail and claw meat. Reserve it. Crush the shells and add them to the stock along with the onion, celery, cloves, bay leaf and peppercorns. Simmer these ingredients for 30 min. Strain the stock.

If there is coral roe, force it through a fine sieve. Combine it with: soft butter, blend in the flour. Gradually pour into this mixture: heated milk and nutmeg.

When the sauce is smooth and boiling, add the lobster and simmer the bisque, add the sherry and cover for 5 min. Turn off the heat, Stir in the cream and season to taste. Serve at once with minced parsley and paprika.

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From: Beck4@... (Eileen Andate: 19 Mar 1996 19:30:41 ~0500

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