Creole Shrimp and Lobster Bisque
- 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
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.