Creole Shrimp and Lobster Bisque

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
5 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 steamed fresh lobster tails
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound steamed medium size fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
Directions

Remove lobster meat from shell; coarsely chop and set aside.

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour, and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth; cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.

Add lobster meat and shrimp. Stir in half-and-half and Creole seasoning; cook for 10 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately.


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