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Lobster Thermidor

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  Boiled lobsters 2 Small
  Shallot 1
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Bechamel sauce 1⁄4 Pint
  Mixed mustard 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Grated cheese 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)

Cut the lobsters in half lengthwise and remove the stomach and the intestinal cord.
Remove the meat from the shell and cut into slices, keeping the knife on the slant.
Chop the shallot very finely.
Put the white wine in a small saucepan and cook the shallot until it is tender and the wine reduced to half.
Meanwhile, melt the butter and heat the meat very carefully in this.
Add the shallot and wine mixture to the lobster meat with the sauce, mustard and pepper, mix and return to the shells.
Sprinkle with grated cheese and brown under a hot grill.

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Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1021 Calories from Fat 417

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.5%

Saturated Fat 25 g125.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 502.8 mg167.6%

Sodium 2553.9 mg106.4%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.74 g3%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 124 g247.8%

Vitamin A 49.1% Vitamin C 5.9%

Calcium 55.3% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lobster Thermidor Recipe