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Apple And Lobster Soup

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Ingredients
For lobster stock
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Thyme sprig 2
  Bay leaf 1
  Paprika 2 Tablespoon
  Black peppercorns 1 Tablespoon
  Shrimp shells 3⁄4 Pound
  Lobster tail shells 1⁄2 Pound
  Butter 3 Ounce, melted
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brandy 5 Ounce
  Roma tomatoes 3
  Water 2 Gallon
For soup
  Lobster tails 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Diced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1⁄3 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Pinch
  Ground turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Pinch
  Lobster stock 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced ginger 3⁄4 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Granny smith apple 1 , sliced
  Sweet apple 3⁄4 , sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1)To make lobster stock, melt butter, stir fry onion, carrot, parsley, thyme, bayleaf, paprika, celery, peppercorns to soften.
2)Add in shells and stir to turn red.
3)Make a roux by melting butter and mixing flour. Add this to stock to thicken the mixture.
4)Add in brandy and burn the alcohol off.
5)Add in tomatoes, water and boil. Simmer over reduced heat for 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from heat and strain.
6)Keep aside 5 cups of stock and refrigerate remainder.

MAKING
7)To prepare soup, Steam lobster tails in water containing lemon juice.
8)Separate meat from shell.
9)Stir fry onion and garlic to soft, add in cinnamon, clove, turmeric. Cumin, cloves, reserved lobster stock and boil.
10)Simmer over reduced heat and add in onion mixture, for 10 minutes, Strain.
11)Back to heat and add in cream.Simmer again for 2 to 3 minutes.
12)Saute ginger and honey, add apple, and add to soup.
13)Slice lobster tail and put into soup.

SERVING
14)serve as desired

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Lobster
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

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