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Lobster Thermidor

Type: Shellfish
Courses: Casseroles, Main Course
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Lobsters - boiled
1/4 lb 113g / 4ozFresh mushrooms
2 tablespoons 30mlButter
  Salt and pepper - to taste
2 oz 56gSherry - optional
2 tablespoons 30mlFlour
1 cup 237mlMilk - or cream
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozCheddar cheese - diced
2   Egg yolks
  Parmesan cheese

Recipe Instructions

Boil lobsters and remove meat. Reserve shells.

Saute lobster meat and sliced mushrooms in butter for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add sherry and braise for 2 minutes.

Blend flour into mixture, then slowly stir in milk.

Add cheese and stir until it melts.

Sprinkle with paprika.

Remove from heat and blend in egg yolks.

Fill lobster shells. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and a dash of paprika.

Place under broiler to brown.

Food and Wine - 2/98


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