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Lobster Thermidor Recipe

Lobster Thermidor

Lobster meat cooked with mushrooms, cream , wine and herbs, served on it's shell with Bechamel sauce

  • Total Cook Time1 hr
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Lobster Thermidor

  • For Bechamel sauce:
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • White flour: all to taste
  • For main preparation:
  • 200 gm lobster meat
  • 1 tsp refined oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 tsp chopped onions
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 cup Bechamel Sauce
  • 2 tsp mushroom
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pinch of tarragon (an aromatic culinary herb)
  • Pinch of chervil (a herb similar yo parsley)
  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp white pepper powder
  • 2 tsp white wine
  • 2 tsp cream

How to Make Lobster Thermidor

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Cut the lobster into two horizontally and remove the lobster meat from the shell.

For the bechamel sauce:

Add butter, milk and white flour and mix it well. Bechamel sauce is ready.

For the main preparation:

Heat oil in pan. Add butter, onion, garlic and saute till onion turn light brown.
Then add bechamel sauce, mushrooms, lobster meat, salt, tarragon, chervil, mustard, white pepper powder, wine and cream.
Mix well. Spread the preparation on the lobster shell and garnish with shredded cheese.
Serve hot.
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