Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque

Lobster bisque is a creamy, luxurious soup that is perfect for a special occasion. It is made with lobster, mushrooms, and onions, and flavored with Cognac and sherry. This bisque is rich and flavorful, and sure to impress your guests!


1 lobster, cooked and chopped

1 onion, chopped

1 cup mushrooms, chopped

3 tablespoons Cognac

3 tablespoons sherry

1 quart chicken stock

1 cup heavy cream

Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a large pot, sauté the onion and mushrooms in the Cognac and sherry until softened.

2. Add the chicken stock and lobster, and bring to a simmer.

3. Add the heavy cream, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Serve hot, with some crusty bread for dipping.

Potential changes & improvements:

If you want a richer bisque, you can add more heavy cream. For a lighter bisque, you can use milk in place of some of the cream. You could also add other vegetables, such as carrots or celery, to the soup.

Works Well With…

This bisque is rich and flavorful, and goes well with a simple green salad and crusty bread.

Common Mistakes:

When making lobster bisque, be careful not to overcook the lobster. Overcooked lobster will be tough and rubbery, and will ruin the soup.

Nutritional Information:

This bisque is high in fat and calories, due to the heavy cream. It is also high in protein, from the lobster.


This bisque contains seafood (lobster), dairy (cream), and mushrooms.

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