Special Lobster Bisque

Special Lobster Bisque

Soups, Stews and Chili Soup Seafood

This is the recipe passed on to me from my Aunt Doris (who in turn had it passed on to her). Seafood is local favorite on the East End of LI due to its fishing community. Fresh seafood is best.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 279
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 35m


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 4 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons minced onion
  • 3 cups cooked lobster meat, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup light cream


  • 1   Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper and celery salt until well blended. Gradually stir in the milk so that no lumps form, and then stir in the chicken stock. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the soup begins to thicken. Add the onion and lobster; season with paprika. Cook and stir for 10 more minutes. Stir in the cream, heat through and serve.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 17.3g 27%
    Saturated Fat 10.0g  
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 842mg 34%
Potassium 451mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 13.7g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Protein 16.7g 33%
Sugars 8g  
Vitamin A 1024IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 213mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 5mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 38mg  
Folate 26mcg