New york times lobster thermidor

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Live lobsters, 1 1/2 lb ea
¾ cup Butter
1 cup Chopped mushrooms
Salt & fresh black pepper
½ cup Soft bread crumbs
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1½ teaspoon Maggi seasoning
Tabasco sauce
4 teaspoons Parsley, chopped
4 teaspoons Pimento, chopped
¾ cup Sherry
¼ cup Cognac
2 cups Heavy cream
4 Egg yolks
½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
Paprika

1>. Cook and clean the lobsters. Twist off the claws, reserving the small claws for garnish. Remove meat from the bodies and cut into small pieces. Crack the large claws, remove meat and cube. Reserve the shells. 2>. Preheat oven to moderate (350 deg.F) 3>. Heat ½ cup of the butter, add the mushrooms and cook three minutes. Season with salt and pepper. 4>. Add the lobster meat, crumbs, seasonings, sheery, cognac, cream and egg yolks. Mix well. 5>. Fill the lobster shells with the mixture, sprinkle with cheese, dot with the remaining butter and sprinkle with paprika. 6>. Place in a shallow pan and bake fifteen minutes. Serve immediately.

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