Blue Lobster, Onion Compote and Coffee Bisque

The evocative aroma of foamed coffee bisque enhances juicy sweet meat adorned with sumptuously caramelised strands

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Icon - Time 60 min. Icon - Level Difficult

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Ingredients

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  • lobsters, each around 600g
  • litres of vegetable stock
  • 215 ml of dry white wine
  • 800 ml of mineral water
  • capsules of Master Origin India Grand Cru
  • 170 g of butter
  • 100 g of white onions
  • pearl onions
  • 40 g of white beans
  • 5 g of carrots
  • 5 g of celery stick
  • 2 g of smoked bacon
  • 5 g of shallots
  • 3 g of chives
  • 2 g of fine salt
  • mortar
  • conical strainter
  • saucepans

Materials

  • mortar
  • conical strainter
  • saucepans

Let's make it!

  • Remove the heads and tails from the lobsters
  • Tie the tails together so that they do not close up during cooking, and set the heads aside
  • Bring the vegetable stock to the boil, add the lobster tails, remove from the heat and leave to cook for 6 minutes
  • Drain and leave to cool at room temperature
  • Remove the shell and refrigerate
  • Crush the lobster heads into a paste, using a mortar and pestle
  • Mix with the wine and water in a saucepan and cook until the alcohol has disappeared
  • Pass through a conical strainer and add 100g of butter
  • At the last moment, pour in the coffee and stir into a froth
  • Peel and clean the onions
  • Chop them finely and sweat them in the butter
  • Continue cooking on a low heat for 1 hour until they form a compote
  • Season
  • Blanch the pearl onions in a saucepan of boiling water
  • Remove from the heat and cool down immediately in a bowl of iced water
  • Cut the onions in half, removing the root part which holds the layers together, to separate them into petals
  • In another pan of water, cook the beans, carrots, celery and smoked bacon on a low heat
  • To finish:
  • Heat up the lobster tails in the bisque
  • Remove and cut each tail into 4 equal portions
  • Place the onion compote, beans, pearl onion petals and two slices of lobster on a dish
  • Whisk the coffee bisque into a mousse and pour onto the vegetables, dressing the lobster

Recommended Nespresso coffees

Picto - Capsule - Classic Original
Master Origin India 11 Chart - Intensity
Master Origin India 11 Chart - Intensity

Blue Lobster, Onion Compote and Coffee Bisque

  • Icon - Time 60 min.
  • Icon - Level Difficult

Materials

  • mortar
  • conical strainter
  • saucepans

Recommended Nespresso coffees

Ingredients

  • lobsters, each around 600g
  • litres of vegetable stock
  • 215 ml of dry white wine
  • 800 ml of mineral water
  • capsules of Master Origin India Grand Cru
  • 170 g of butter
  • 100 g of white onions
  • pearl onions
  • 40 g of white beans
  • 5 g of carrots
  • 5 g of celery stick
  • 2 g of smoked bacon
  • 5 g of shallots
  • 3 g of chives
  • 2 g of fine salt

Inspirations

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Let's make it!

  • Remove the heads and tails from the lobsters
  • Tie the tails together so that they do not close up during cooking, and set the heads aside
  • Bring the vegetable stock to the boil, add the lobster tails, remove from the heat and leave to cook for 6 minutes
  • Drain and leave to cool at room temperature
  • Remove the shell and refrigerate
  • Crush the lobster heads into a paste, using a mortar and pestle
  • Mix with the wine and water in a saucepan and cook until the alcohol has disappeared
  • Pass through a conical strainer and add 100g of butter
  • At the last moment, pour in the coffee and stir into a froth
  • Peel and clean the onions
  • Chop them finely and sweat them in the butter
  • Continue cooking on a low heat for 1 hour until they form a compote
  • Season
  • Blanch the pearl onions in a saucepan of boiling water
  • Remove from the heat and cool down immediately in a bowl of iced water
  • Cut the onions in half, removing the root part which holds the layers together, to separate them into petals
  • In another pan of water, cook the beans, carrots, celery and smoked bacon on a low heat
  • To finish:
  • Heat up the lobster tails in the bisque
  • Remove and cut each tail into 4 equal portions
  • Place the onion compote, beans, pearl onion petals and two slices of lobster on a dish
  • Whisk the coffee bisque into a mousse and pour onto the vegetables, dressing the lobster

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