Recipes

Lobster Thermidor

Ingredients

2 lb lobster
2 tbs butter
1 shallot, minced
1/2 cup fish stock or clam juice
1/4 cup white wine
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 tsp hot English mustard (Colemans)
1 tbs fresh lemon juice
2 tbs fresh parsley, shopped
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.

This is a wonderful lobster recipe. The lobster shells are stuffed with cooked lobster in a creamy white wine sauce then topped with Parmesan cheese and broiled until golden.

  • Cut the lobster in half lengthwise, and remove the meat from the claws, heads and tails.
  • Set aside.
  • Cut the meat up into pieces mix well and place back into shell.
  • Melt the butter in a large saute pan over medium heat.
  • Add the shallot and cook until tender.
  • Add in the fish stock or clam juice, white wine and cream.
  • Bring to a boil, and cook until reduced by half.
  • Mix in the mustard, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Preheat the oven broiler.
  • Place the lobster halves on a broiling pan or baking sheet, and spoon the sauce over each half.
  • Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the top.
  • Broil for 3 to 4 minutes, just until golden brown.

Servings

2

Prep

30 min

Cook

3 min

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Skill Level

Easy