Bridlington Lobster Pot

Prep time: 50-55 minutes Cooking time: 55-60 minutes Serves: 4 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action group

A luxurious dish with melt in the mouth, lobster

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The method

  1. Boil the lobster for 12 minutes.
  2. Remove and allow to cool, then remove all the meat.
  3. Place all the shell in a pan with 1 chopped carrot, ½ chopped onion, 2 celery sticks, 2 bay leaves, tsp peppercorns and 2 tblsp tomato puree.
  4. Just cover with water and simmer for 8 hours smashing up the shells periodically and topping up with water.
  5. Strain, reduce to 250ml add a measure of brandy or Pernod or ½ glass white wine and the cream.
  6. Bring to simmer, thicken with a little cornflour.
  7. Divide lobster into 4 oven proof pots, pour over sauce, finish in a hot oven until bubbling.