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Lobster Stew

Low Carbohydrate Recipe

A hearty Lobster Stew with onion, heavy cream and celery, seasoned with bay leaf, cloves, salt, black pepper and nutmeg.

Lobster Stew


2 whole lobsters, cooked
1 medium onion
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup water
1 celery stalk
1 bay leaves
1 tablespoon whole cloves
2 tablespoons sherry
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
>Nutmeg to taste
1 egg yolk, beaten
1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
2 tablespoons butter

Recipe Directions

Remove meat from lobster and reserve shell.

Stud onion all over with whole cloves. Break up lobster shells and place in soup kettle with water, onion, celery, and bay leaf. Simmer 45 minutes.

Meanwhile make lemon butter. Let butter come to room temperature. Mix lemon extract into butter. refrigerate until ready to serve.

Strain broth through sieve into a clean soup kettle. Add lobster meat and sherry. Season to taste with salt, pepper, cayenne, and nutmeg. Simmer over very low heat until lobster is heated through. Beat cream and 1/2-cup of the soup broth into beaten egg yolk. Pour mixture gradually into remaining soup mixture and heat one or two minutes longer. Pour into soup bowls and top each with 1/2-tablespoon lemon butter.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings
Carbs: 6.3g
Calories: 570.2
Fat: 52.0g
Protein: 17.5g

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