Soup-er Scrumptious Lobster Bisque

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Soup-er Scrumptious Lobster Bisque

Celebrate National Seafood Bisque Day

Fall is here, and that means the official start to soup season in our house. If you love soup as much as we do, here’s a delicious recipe loaded with fresh Hiland Dairy ingredients. You can make mini bisque pies or serve it up in a bowl. So go ahead and add this one to your fall menu. After all, it’s National Seafood Bisque Day!

Lobster Bisque Minis With Flaky Butter Crust

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust

Ingredients:

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Ingredients

Soup:

  • 1 pound lobster meat (4 tails)
  • 1/2 cup reserved lobster water
  • 1 1/2 cups seafood stock
  • 2 cups onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Hiland Dairy Salted Butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup Hiland Dairy Milk
  • 1 cup Hiland Dairy Heavy Whipping Cream

Crust:

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Boil lobster tails in salted water for 6 to 7 minutes. Shells should be red, and the meat should appear white.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 1

Using tongs, remove lobster tails from the water. Set aside to cool.

Reserve 1/2 cup of the lobster water and discard the rest.

Add the lobster water to a frying pan and sauté onions until soft, about 8 minutes. Do not drain the water.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 2

Once cool to the touch, remove the meat from the lobster tails and chop into chunks.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 3

Melt the salted butter in a stockpot.

Add the flour, and whisk until a paste forms.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 4

Pour in the seafood stock and stir until thickened.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 5

Add the onions, spices, Worcestershire sauce and tomato paste.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 6

Blend together and simmer on low for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Whisk in the milk and whipping cream. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 7

Add the lobster meat to the bisque.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 8

Simmer on low for an additional 5 minutes.

Press butter cubes into the premade dough.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 9

Roll out on a clean, floured work surface.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 10

Cut pieces of dough large enough to completely cover the tops of ramekins.

Ladle the bisque into the ramekins.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 11

Top the ramekins with the dough pieces, lightly pressing down to seal the sides.

Add decorative dough features and cut slits into the tops to allow steam to escape.

Lobster Bisque Minis with Flaky Butter Crust Step 12

Place ramekins onto an aluminum-lined baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes, or until crusts are golden brown.

Print this recipe.

Diva’s Tip

If you don’t want to work with lobster tails, just buy precooked or imitation lobster meat at the store and use 1/2 cup of seafood stock to sauté the onions.

The Dairy Diva

~The Dairy Diva

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