This exceptional recipe is rich and flavorful, but most of all, romantic. Perfect for an intimate dinner for two or a close family celebration. Few dishes we know taste of love as does this dish. In a word, alluring.
Lobster Thermador

Lobster Thermidor
 
Author:
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 raw egg yolk
  • some cheese
  • some cream
  • a little Brandy
  • 1 whole lobster
  • salt and pepper
  • butter
  • Bechamel Sauce, see Recipe
  • strong mustard
  • chives or flat parsley leaves for garnish
Instructions
  1. Split a lobster in half lengthways, remove the gritty sac and discard. Crack the claws. Season the lobster with salt and pepper and roast in 220 degrees C /425 degrees F /gas mark 7 oven for 10 minutes, basting with the melted butter.
  2. Remove the lobster meat from the shells and slice it, mix it with Bechamel sauce, to which you have added strong mustard, a little brandy, a raw egg yolk, some cheese and cream. Replace the meat in the shells and top with more sauce, sprinkle with cheese. Brown in the oven.
  3. Serve one half lobster per person as an appetizer. Garnish with fresh parsley leaves and/or whole chives.
Notes
You may also make this dish with lobster tails, which may be more readily available in the heartland, frozen, than fresh lobster. Defrost frozen lobster tails before preparation.

Preparing this dish for a main course is easy. Use one lobster per person and serve two halves per person.

Tagged with →  
Share →
Cost Considerate

Cost Considerate

Most of our recipes are focused on cost-efficient, economical cooking that pleases palates but doesn't upset your wallet.
New Recipes Section

New Recipes Section

We are updating Epicurus.com to include new recipes, and a whole new format for them. We hope you enjoy.
Real chefs!

Real chefs!

We love cooking, and our publisher is a master chef, so you can rely upon our great recipes for good, wholesome cooking.
Please use the search box above to find content within this section.

Thanks for dropping by! Feel free to stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed.