Lobster Pot Pie


6 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped celery
salt to taste
freshly-ground white pepper to taste
6 tablespoons flour
3 cups seafood or chicken stock
1 cup milk
2 cups diced potatoes, blanched
1 cup diced carrots, blanched
1 cup sweet peas
1 cup diced baked ham
1 pound lobster meat, cooked and diced
1/2 cup Water - (to 1 cup)
1 double pie crust


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a rectangular glass baking dish.
In a large saute pan, melt the butter. Add the onions and celery and saute for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the flour and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes for a blond roux. Stir in the stock and bring the liquid up to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and continue to cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the sauce starts to thicken. Stir in the milk and continue to cook for 4 minutes. Season with
Stir in the potatoes, carrots, peas, ham and lobster. Season with salt and pepper. Mix the filling thoroughly. If the filling is too thick, add a little water to thin out the filling. Pour the filling into the prepared pan.
Place the crust on top of the filling. Carefully tuck the overlapping crust into the pan, forming a thick edge. Crimp the edges of the pan and place on a baking sheet. Using a sharp knife and make several slits in the top of the crust.
Place the dish in the oven and bake for about 25 to 30 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and crispy. Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before serving.




6.0 servings


Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 11:41pm


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