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                          LOBSTER BISQUE ELEGANTE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    Frozen rock lobster tails,
                         -weighing abt 8 ounces ea
    3       c             -- Water
    1       tb           Chicken seasoned stock base
    1       tb           Onion flakes
    6                    Coriander seeds
    1                    Bay leaf
    1       tb           Vegetable flakes
    3                    Peppercorns
    5       tb           Butter
    5       tb           Flour
    1       t            Bon Appetit seasoning
    1       t            Salt
    3       c            Milk
    1       c            Cream, light
 
   Bring enough water to a boil to cover lobster tails;
   add 1 tsp salt to each 1 quart of water.  Drop frozen
   lobster tails into water and boil 11 minutes (or 3
   minutes plus the weight of the largest lobster tail)
   Remove meat from lobster shells and dice. Set aside.
   Crush shells and put in saucepan. Add the 3 cups
   water, seasoned stock base, onion flakes, coriander
   seed, bay leaf, vegetable flakes and peppercorns.
   Simmer 30 minutes; strain. Melt butter; stir in flour,
   bon appetit and salt. Cook until bubbly. Remove from
   heat and add milk.  Simmer over low heat, stirring
   constantly, until thickened. Stir in lobster stock,
   lobster meat and cream. Do not allow it to boil.
   Serve piping hot.
   
                        Source:  Spices of the World
   Cookbook by McCormick
                        Shared by:  Sharon Stevens
                        Fidonet HOME_COOKING echo
  
 
 
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