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Lobster Chowder recipe

Lobster Chowder


  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Total Time: 46 minute
  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb Lobster meat ( the meat of 2 lobsters)
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 lb Baby potatoes, parboiled, cut in fourths,
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 tsp of mustard
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 4 cups lobster broth ( see method below)
  • 1 cup 35% whipping cream
  • 1 tsp Hot Under The Kilt Acadian Cajun Seasoning ( substitute Old Bay)
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil
  • 1 tbsp chopped dill

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a soup pot.
  2. Add the onions and the Bay leaf to the oil, Sauté the onions until translucent.
  3. Season with the salt and pepper, add the potatoes and sauté for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add the green onions,  mustard, mix well and deglaze with the white wine.
  5. Add lobster broth and bring to a boil, add the cream, return to a boil, reduce to a simmer.
  6. Add the lobster meat. Cajun seasoning and fresh herbs, simmer for 20 minutes.

Lobster Broth

  1. Place lobster shells in a large pot, cover with 16 cups of water, add 1 onion chopped, 2 carrots, 2 stalks of celery., 1 tbsp black peppercorns, 2 bay leaves. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook until 8 cups of broth remain, strain and refrigerate or freeze.
  • Prep Time: 15 minuits
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Entree, Lobster, Seafood, Lobster, recipe