Maine Lobster Stew

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Ingredients
5 each 1.5lb Maine lobsters
As needed, salt
12 Tbsp butter (separated, viii Tbsp together with 4 Tbsp)
1 loving cup medium or dry out sherry
6 cups milk
2 cups heavy cream
1 pinch cayenne 
1-2 pinches paprika
To taste, tabular array salt together with freshly solid soil dark pepper
1/2 tsp lemon juice
2 sprigs parsley, leaves only, cutting into strips

Directions, Day 1
  1. Bring a real large pot of salted H2O to a boil
  2. Plunge the lobsters into the boiling H2O together with boil until simply cooked through, close 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl of ice-water to forbid them from cooking whatever longer, keeping them submerged until completely cool.
  3. Drain the lobsters together with dissever the tails from the bodies, setting the bodies aside. Crack the shells together with take away all of the meat from the tails together with claws (keep the ripper hook meat whole for beautiful presentation!!).  Chop the meat into large chunks (again, except that ripper claw); encompass together with shop inwards the refrigerator until twenty-four hours 2. 
  4. Melt viii Tbsp butter inwards a large heavy bottomed pot (he used our Dutch Oven) over medium-high heat. Add the lobster bodies together with tail shells together with cook, stirring often, until the shells plough a deep red, 5-8 minutes.
  5. Add sherry together with boil for ii minutes, together with thus add together the milk together with cream together with provide to a boil. Reduce estrus to medium-low together with simmer, stirring often, until milk together with cream trim down past times one-quarter together with thickens slightly, 20-25 minutes. Add cayenne, paprika, together with flavor to gustation amongst tabular array salt together with pepper. Remove pot from the estrus together with prepare aside to cool. Once cool, encompass together with refrigerate overnight. 


Directions, Day 2
  1. Strain the milk mixture into around other medium pot, discarding the bodies together with solids, together with convey it to a simmer over medium heat. (My hubby notes that the side past times side fourth dimension he makes this he volition estrus the mixture simply a touching on earlier straining inwards lodge to soften whatever of the fats to salvage them from beingness discarded). 
  2. Meanwhile melt 4 Tbsp butter inwards a large skillet. Add the lobster meat together with estrus until warmed through, 3-5 minutes, together with thus transfer the meat to the pot amongst the milk mixture. 
  3. Add lemon juice together with adapt seasonings. 
  4. Divide stew betwixt six bowls (this made to a greater extent than similar viii servings) together with garnish amongst parsley. 


Notes:
  1. We served the stew amongst homemade no-knead crusty breadstuff which was perfect for sopping upward the broth. Our 2d class was jumbo lump crabcakes amongst roasted garlic smashed potatoes together with roasted asparagus. 


Original Recipes visit: Maine Lobster Stew @ maryellenscookingcreations.com
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Maine Lobster Stew Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: First House
 

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