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Quick Lobster Bisque

Quick Lobster Bisque

Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Ready in 15 minutes
Makes 4 servings


  • 1 frozen lobster tail, thawed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • cayenne pepper, to taste


1. Remove the lobster meat from the shell and chop into bite-sized pieces.
2. Heat the olive oil in a heavy saucepan, then sauté the garlic for 1 min., or until fragrant. Add the wine and chicken broth and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 min, then stir in the cream and lobster meat. Continue simmering for about 3 min., or until lobster meat is cooked through.
3. Season with salt (in moderation) and cayenne pepper to taste. Divide soup among 4 bowls. Tip If you prefer, you can substitute shrimp for lobster.


Per serving: 192 calories, 9g fat, 4g saturated fat, 20mg cholesterol, 609mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 2g sugar, 10g protein