Recipe for Omaha Steakhouse Lobster Bisque


    Omaha Steakhouse Lobster Bisque

    Source: Omaha Steakhouse - Phoenix, Arizona

    6 ounces unsalted butter
    2 ounces 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 tablespoons tomato paste
    1 1/2 cups dry sherry
    2 ounces 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.