Creole Shrimp and Lobster Bisque

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 5 to 6 servings
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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

  1. Remove lobster meat from shell; coarsely chop and set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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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