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


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.