Lobster Stock

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Health Score:
7,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 10 min.
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Ingredients

for
1
Ingredients
3 Lobster shell
1 onion
1 stalk Leeks
2 stalks Celery
1 carrot
20 grams butter
1 tablespoon Tomato paste
3 sprigs thyme
1 sprig parsley
4 centiliters Cognac
150 milliliters dry white wine
2 fresh bay leaves
1 teaspoon peppercorns
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
How healthy are the main ingredients?
LeekCeleryTomato pastethymeparsleyonion

Preparation steps

1.

Rinse lobster shells and crush. Peel the onion. Rinse  leek, celery and carrots. Cut vegetables into chunks.

2.

Heat butter in a pan and saute lobster until it darkens slightly. Add vegetables and saute briefly. Add the tomato paste, thyme and parsley and deglaze with cognac. Add the white wine and enough water to cover contents  (about 1 liter) (approximately 4 cups). Add the bay leaves, pepper and fennel seeds and bring to boil. Skim off the foam from the surface. Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes. Strain broth through a sieve lined with cheesecloth, discarding solids.

3.

Use the lobster stock to make soups and sauces.