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Special Lobster Bisque

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"This is the recipe passed on to me from my Aunt Doris (who in turn had it passed on to her). Seafood is local favorite on the East End of LI due to its fishing community. Fresh seafood is best."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 279
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper and celery salt until well blended. Gradually stir in the milk so that no lumps form, and then stir in the chicken stock. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the soup begins to thicken. Add the onion and lobster; season with paprika. Cook and stir for 10 more minutes. Stir in the cream, heat through and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 279 calories; 17.3 13.7 16.7 94 842 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is a delicious recipe - and can be made even better by using this old New England trick. First of all I reduced the size of the recipe to 4 servings, so the measurements here reflect that. ...

Most helpful critical review

We did not enjoy this recipe. The broth simply tasted like milk. It left a lot to be desired.

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This is a delicious recipe - and can be made even better by using this old New England trick. First of all I reduced the size of the recipe to 4 servings, so the measurements here reflect that. ...

This recipe earned its "5" hands down. I made it exactly as is and it was spectacular. The mild heat of the paprika gently offset the sweet of the lobster. The very subtle taste of onion supp...

This is super quick and easy and must add rewarding at the end! 2+1/2 hour lobster bisque just doesn't fit in my schedule. This soup should sit for an hour or two before served, it was even bett...

It was delicious!! I did add a can of tomato paste, and a little bit of white wine :) I also substituted snow crab for the lobster. I've made it twice now and it's always a favorite :)

This was wonderful, though I made some substitutions to my version. I omitted the celery salt and used a bit of thyme and sage. I added some wine at the same time as the stock (I used lobster ...

Needed a quick and easy dinner and this one fit the bill. We ended up using frozen langostino tail meat which I used in place of the lobster. Also, I had no celery salt and no cream. I just use...

Truely one of the best Lobster Bisgue's I have tried.It was a hit with everyone.

I really enjoy this recipe. it was very easy to make. I added a dash of cayenne pepper to give it a bit of a kick to it. And i left out the light cream, which tasted perfectly fine without.

This lobster bisque was awesome! I made if for my girlfriends and they loved it! They all asked for the recipe. I followed the directions to the tee. I will definitely be making this again.