The weather we’ve been having recently is a bit cloudy and rainy, so what’s better than warming up on a nice cool evening with a bowl of soup?  This recipe for Lobster Bisque will keep you warm on these cool nights we’ve been having here in Newport.

Lobster Bisque (from


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 4 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons minced onion
  • 3 cups cooked lobster meat, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon paprikia
  • 1/2 cup light cream


  • Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat
  • Stir in the flour, salt, pepper and celery salt until it is well blended
  • Gradually stir in milk so that no lumps form
  • Stir in chicken stock
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the soup thickens
  • Add onion and lobster
  • Season with paprika
  • Cook and continue stirring for 10 minutes
  • Add in the cream, heat through, and then serve.
  • Enjoy!