November 10, 2020

Lobster Bisque

A smooth, creamy, rich seafood bisque, perfect for pairing with a New Zealand Chardonnay.

Makes: Serves 8
Time Required: 2 hours


  • 6 Tbs butter
  • ½ cup chopped mushrooms
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup diced carrot
  • 1 bag ‘Stock Shop’ Lobster Stock
  • ½ cup half and half
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 lb lobster or crab meat
  • Pinch cayenne
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan, add mushroom, onion, celery, and carrot.
  2. Cook until tender about 15 mins.
  3. Stir in lobster stock and season with cayenne.
  4. Bring to boil and simmer for 15 mins.
  5. Pour vegetable and broth mixture into a blender, add half of the lobster/crab meat, cover and blend until smooth.
  6. Return to the saucepan, stir in half & half, white wine, and remaining lobster/crab meat.
  7. Cook over low heat stirring frequently until thickened about 25 mins.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Freezes well.