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Lobster Thermidor

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Ingredients
  Special margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Live lobsters/African lobster tails 2 , split
  Minced onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Skim milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chervil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Minced parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Dry bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt 1 tablespoon margarine in a skillet; put the lobsters in it flesh side down and saute 5 minutes.
Turn lobsters over; cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes.
Cool and remove the meat.
Reserve the shells.
Slice bodies and dice the claws.
Melt the remaining margarine in a saucepan; saute the onions 5 minutes.
Add the wine; cook over low heat 5 minutes.
Mix the flour, milk, mustard, salt and paprika.
Add to the wine mixture, stirring steadily to the boiling point.
Cook over low heat 5 minutes.
Stir the lobster meat into the sauce with the chervil and parsley.
Stuff the shells and sprinkle with the bread crumbs.
Bake in a 425° oven 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lobster
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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