Special Lobster Bisque


This lobster bisque recipe was passed on to me from my Aunt Doris (who in turn had it passed on to her). Seafood is a local favorite on the East End of Long Island due to its fishing community. Fresh seafood is best.

Special Lobster Bisque
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon celery salt

  • 4 ½ cups milk

  • 1 ½ cups chicken stock

  • 3 tablespoons minced onion

  • 3 cups cooked lobster meat, shredded

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • ½ cup light cream


  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and celery salt until well blended. Gradually stir in the milk so that no lumps form. Stir in the chicken stock and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the soup begins to thicken.

  2. Add 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
17g Fat
14g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 279
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 842mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 213mg 16%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 451mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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