Lobster Newburg In Patty Shells



10 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 egg yolks, beaten
3 cups chopped, cooked lobster
3 tablespoons sherry
10 baked commercial patty shells


Melt butter in top of a double boiler over simmering water; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add whipping cream; cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Stir in salt, paprika, and nutmeg.

Stir a small amount of hot mixture into yolks; return yolk mixture to remaining hot mixture. Continue to cook over boiling water until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in lobster and sherry. Spoon evenly into patty shells.