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Decadent Lobster Stew

 
  • It's not cheap, but if you love lobster, then this simple recipe will blow you away!
  • Shrimp makes a good economical substitute.


Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup shallots, diced
  • 2 cups lobster stock
  • 1 pound fresh cooked lobster meat, chopped (save some claw pieces for garnish)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 to 8 teaspoons creme fraiche
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped

Directions
  • Melt butter in a pot, add shallots, cook 4 to 5 minutes until tender. Add lobster stock, bring to hot simmer. Add lobster meat, continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • Add milk and cream, bring back to a simmer.
  • Pour into bowls, top with a teaspoon of creme fraiche, remaining claw pieces, and spinkle with chives.
  • Serves 6 to 8 people.
  • Enjoy!
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