Omaha Steakhouse Lobster Bisque


  • 6 oz unsalted butter
  • 2 oz flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, rough chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, rough chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, rough chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, rough chopped
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 cups dry sherry
  • 2 oz lobster base
  • 1 lobster shell (body, including head)
  • Tabasco and chipotle pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 gallon water
  • 1 pint heavy cream


Heat butter over medium heat. Add flour; stir until dark brown. Add lobster shell, celery, carrots, onion and garlic; simmer over medium heat until wilted. Add sherry, cream and lobster stock (water, lobster base, pepper and tomato paste - previously mixed).

Bring to a boil; lower heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir continuously through entire process and never allow scorching. Remove from heat. Strain.

Makes 4

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