• Servings 4-6
  • Prep 10 min
  • Cook 25 min
  • Cuisine
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Corn and Lobster Soup with Jack Daniels


  • 1 lb cooked lobster meat, cut into 2 inch cubes
  • (you can substitute King or snow crab)
  • 2 tbs Jack Daniels whiskey
  • 2 strips of bacon, chopped
  • 2 leeks, white part only, split and cleaned cut into rounds
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Canola oil
  • 1 lb frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 quart of heavy cream
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • Chives for garnish.
Jack Daniels, Lobster, Corn, heavy cream, white wine, leeks…I think you can see where this one is going.


  • Marinate the lobster or crab in the whiskey for an hour.
  • In a medium size sauce pan, saute the bacon, garlic and leeks in a little oil over medium heat until they soften a little.
  • Add the corn and saute gently about 5 minutes.
  • Add the wine and simmer for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the cream and bring the soup up to a medium simmer. Cook 20 minutes.
  • Remove the soup from the heat and puree in a blender or food processor until very smooth.
  • Return to heat and bring to a boil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the lobster or crab in the bottom of 6 soup bowls..
  • Pour the soup over the lobster /crab meat and sprinkle with chives and serve immediately.


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